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Anyone can enjoy a career in health informatics, no matter what qualifications or previous work experience you have. Health informatics staff work in every area of healthcare, across a large variety of roles. This means that the scope for people with different interests, skills and qualifications is enormous.

The entry requirements will vary depending on the job you are interested in. It is possible to enter some roles with no formal qualifications, while others will require very specific professional qualifications, relevant experience and a commitment to professional registration.

You can take up a career in health informatics straight from school, college or university, or from a previous unrelated career, entering at the appropriate level and choosing whether to remain at that level or progress after further study and experience.

For further information about careers in health informatics, please visit the Health Careers website or take a look at current job vacancies on the NHS Jobs website.

Alternatively, find out more about working within Informatics Merseyside including our graduate, apprenticeship or work placement opportunities.