Mrs Sadie Bennett

What is your job title?

Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Where do you work?

University Hospitals of North Midlands

What is your specialism?

Cardiac Physiology- Echocardiography

Twitter Handle?


How did you become a Clinical Scientist?

Equivalence Route

What does your role involve?

Transthoracic echocardiography, stress echocardiography, currently in training for a physiologist led valve surveillance clinic role.
Contributing to the training of colleagues including (PTP equivalence, PTP & STP training programs and BSE adult echocardiography accreditation)
Assisting with research projects.

What does a typical day look like in your role?

Busy! A mix of providing inpatient and outpatient echocardiography cover, training of patient request forms, assisting colleagues with training.

What is the best bit of your role?

Combining science & technology to assist in the diagnosis or monitoring of heart disease.

What advice would you give to someone who is thinking of moving from a practitioner to a scientist role?

Go for it! You will have more skills, experience and knowledge than you think!