On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Health & Life Sciences, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

AHDB – cereals & oilseeds Independent Community Pharmacist
@Bristol Just OT
Ambulance -Life LabNews
Ambulance Today Longitude Prize
Antenna Manufacturing Chemist Pharma
BASEM – Sport & Exercise Medicine The Marine Biologist
Bioethics Education Project Medical Protection
Biomedical Science Men’s Health
BioPartner NHS choices: Live Well
BBSRC – Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council NHS – Health Careers
Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Society NHS University Hospitals Bristol
Bristol Medical Simulation Centre Neuro Linguistic Programming
Bristol Naturalists New Scientist
Bristol-online Listings Occupational Therapists
British Heart Foundation Optician Online
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing Opticommerce
British Science Week Paramedic Practice
British Veterinary Nursing The Pathologist
BUPA Pet Gazette
Care magazine Pharmaceutical Journal
Care Management Matters Pharmacy
Caring Times & Caring UK Posability magazine
Cell Science Pulse Today
Chemist & Druggist Royal United Hospitals Bath
Community Care The Scientist
Cosmetics Slimming World
Cryptozoology SMI-online
The Dentist Stroke Bristol
Dentistry Therapy Today
Do-It.org Toxicology
Enable magazine The Travel Foundation
EPM magazine Volunteer Bristol
Exercise & Mental Health Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
Free Index Volunteering Matters
General Chiropractic Council Wellbeing College, BANES
GPonline Weston Area Health NHS Trust
HospitalDr Women’s Health
INCPEN Zoology


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:
Amateur Entomologists Health Records & Information
Ambulance Service Horse
AMSPAR Horticulture
Anatomical Hospital Play Staff
Anatomical Pathology Technology Immunogentics & Immunology
Animal Science International Epidemiology
Animal Technology In-vitro Diagnostics
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Lab News
Applied Biologists LEAF
Arboricultural The Linnean
Art Therapists Marine Biological
ASSIST Mathematical Statistics
Audiology Medical Illustrators
Audiovestibular Physicians Medical Mycology
Beekeepers Medical Protection
Biology Medical Research
Biochemical Medicine
Biomedical Engineering Microbiology
Biomedical Laboratory Science Microscopical
Biomedical Science MIND
Blood Transfusion Musculoskeletal Medicine
British Isles Botanical Music Therapists
British Medical Association (BMA) NOAH
British Mycological New Hope, BANES
British Neuroscience Nursing & Midwifery
British Physiological Occupational Safety & Health
British Science Occupational Therapists
British Toxicology Operating Department Practitioners
Cardiological Science & Technology Operational Research
Cardiovascular Opthalmologists
Chemistry Optometrists
Clinical Biochemistry & Laboratory Medicine Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science
Clinical Cytogenetics Orthoptic
Clinical Electron Microscopists Paramedic
Clinical Pathologists Pest Control
Clinical Research Pharmaceutical
Clinical Scientists Pharmacology & Pharmacological
Counselling & Psychotherapy Pharmacy Technicians
Chiropodists & Podiatrists Pathologists
Chiropractic PGRO
Clinical Perfusion Scientists Phlebotomists
Cytologists Physics
Decontamination Sciences (sterile) Physics & Engineering in Medicine
Dental & Dental Hygiene Physiotherapy
Dental Nurses Pirbright Institute
Dental Technologists Prosthetists & Orthotists
Developmental Biology Psychiatrists
Dietetic Psychological
Dramatherapists Public Health
Echocardiography Radiographers
Ecological Radiology
Embalmers Respiratory Technology & Physiology
Environmental Health Rheumatology
Fisheries Management Royal Entomological Society
Florist Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Food Research Royal Society
Food Science & Technology Science & Technology
Forensic Science Social Care & Social Work
Forestry & Foresters Soil Association
Francis Crick Speech & Language
General Dental Council (GDC) St Johns Ambulance Service
General Medical Council (GMC) Surgeons
General Optical Council (GOC) Timber Trade
General Practitioners (GPs) Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Haematology Underwater Technology
Healthcare Management Veterinary
Health & Healthcare Professions Veterinary Nursing
Health Promotion & Education Wild Animal Keepers
Health Research Zoology