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Cardiac Physiologist

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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

Cardiac physiologists who work for the NHS are on Agenda for Change pay scales. The current pay scales are from April 2017. They are generally on Band 5, £22,440 to £29,034 a year.

Specialist cardiac physiologists are paid on Band 6, £26,830 to £35,933 a year. Team managers are on Band 7, £32,013 to £42,205 a year.

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

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Job Outlook Scotland

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Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
2473
0.2 %
FALL
2022
2468
  United Kingdom
2017
35087
0.2 %
RISE
2022
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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Physiological Society
Tel: 020 7269 5710
E-mail: contactus@physoc.org
Website: http://www.physoc.org/
Website (2): http://www.understanding-life.org/
Twitter: @ThePhySoc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/understandinglife

Understanding Life is the Physiological Society's educational website.

Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists
Tel: 0845 226 3064
E-mail: rccpadmin@rccp.co.uk
Website: http://www.rccp.co.uk/
Twitter: @ClinPhys

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

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