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Neurophysiologist

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Neurophysiologists diagnose and monitor disorders which affect the brain and nervous system of patients, for example epilepsy, strokes, dementia, nerve and muscle damage, and multiple sclerosis. They use a variety of equipment and techniques to carry out investigations, which usually take place in a dedicated environment, but sometimes in other clinical settings, such as an operating theatre.

The Work

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Pay

Neurophysiologists who work for the NHS are generally paid on Band 5, £22,440 to £29,034 a year. Specialist neurophysiologists are paid on Band 6, £26,830 to £35,933 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2017. Experienced neurophysiologists can earn over £40,000 in private healthcare establishments.

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

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

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association of Neurophysiological Scientists
Tel: 0845 519 4045
E-mail: membership@ansuk.org
Website: http://www.ansuk.org
Twitter: @ClinNeuroPhys

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

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