Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4717

Date Request Received: 16/11/2018 08:41:53

Date Request Replied To: 22/11/2018 13:50:41

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Request Summary: Biomedical scientist training

Request Category: Students (Educational)

Question Number 1:
For each pathology discipline in your Trust/Health Board (i.e. Microbiology, Haematology, Blood transfusion, Biochemistry, Histopathology etc…);

On average how many trainee Biomedical scientist/university biomedical science placement students do you have a year?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
What types of evidence are used by your students/trainees to meet the HCPC Standards of proficiency for biomedical scientists for standards 14.26 and 14.16 in the certificate of competence i.e. reflective sheet, essay, competency etc…?
Answer To Question 2:
A mixture of all three as suggested by the HCPC and IBMS.
Question Number 3:
Approximately how many hours of teaching/training is dedicated to Point of Care Testing (POCT)/ Near patient testing (NPT) for each student/trainee?
Answer To Question 3:
3 hours.
Question Number 4:
What types of teaching/training do you give these students/trainees in Point of Care Testing (POCT) i.e. seminars, practical training etc…?
Answer To Question 4:
A morning and presentation with the Point of Care Testing team.

Question Number 5:
Do your students/trainees get a secondment/rotation into a POCT section and if so, for how long?
Answer To Question 5:
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