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Cardiac Physiologist

A cardiac physiologist discusses results with a patient

Cardiac physiologists are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart disease. They set up equipment, carry out procedures and record and analyse the results.

The Work

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Pay

Clinical physiologists (Cardiac) who work for the NHS are on Agenda for Change pay scales. The current pay scales are from April 2023. They generally start on Band 5, £30,229 to £37,664 a year.

Specialist cardiac physiologists are paid on Band 6, £37,831 to £46,100 a year. Team managers are on Band 7, £46,244 to £53,789 a year.

Experienced cardiac physiologists can earn over £40,000 in private healthcare establishments.

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
3983
2.5 %
RISE
2029
4084
  United Kingdom
2024
45280
4.2 %
RISE
2029
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What Does it Take?

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Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

Physiological Society
Tel: 020 7269 5710
E-mail: contactus@physoc.org
Website: http://www.physoc.org/
Twitter: @ThePhySoc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/physoc

Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists
Tel: 01905 885350
E-mail: rccpadmin@rccp.co.uk
Website: http://www.rccp.co.uk/

Society for Cardiological Science and Technology (SCST)
Tel: 0845 838 6037
E-mail: admin@scst.org.uk
Website: http://www.scst.org.uk/
Twitter: @SCSTcouncil

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