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Health and Life Sciences in Liverpool City Region

Facts & Figures

125,000 people employed in Liverpool City Region
£4.5bn contribution to the local economy
8,000+ students

The healthcare sector employs over 100,000 people, with Liverpool City Region being home to more specialist hospitals and health centres than any other UK city outside London.

Research and innovation is central to NHS and social care activities locally, with world leading centres of excellence in areas including children’s health, cardiology, oncology and neurology.

Liverpool City region is home to companies delivering world-class solutions in life sciences from stem cell and gene therapy treatments and nutraceuticals research and development, to large scale manufacturing and the production of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics.

The region also hosts one of the largest biopharmaceutical manufacturing clusters in Europe and has a strong research-intensive Higher Education base that brings together leading life sciences and medical research with sophisticated facilities.

The Cheshire and Merseyside Primary Care Academy is packed with career choices for anyone considering a career in the NHS http://www.cheshireandmerseysideprimarycareacademy.co.uk/index.php/background

Health Careers NHS shows you all the roles you can explore in Life Sciences https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/healthcare-science/roles-healthcare-science/life-sciences

The BioIndustry Association is the trade association for innovative life sciences in the UK and they have produced a great guide including how to enter a career in biopharmaceutical manufacturing https://www.bioindustry.org/uploads/assets/uploaded/bf3ac538-f223-4c29-9eca8d32e966bd36.pdf

Local Health and Life Sciences Jobs

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These are some of the companies in Liverpool in health and life sciences

Local Health and Life Sciences Apprenticeships

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Local Health and Life Sciences Courses

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