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Biomedical Engineering websites
There are a huge number of external websites which will be able to support your learning and research, below are a sample of those which may be of interest.
Biomedical Engineering Association
Professional association for biomedical engineers as managed by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Biomedical Engineering Global Resources
Managed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) this site provides a wealth of useful information on biomedical engineering including professionals, teaching institutions, research, medical devices country data and policies.
British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists
Association which represents those working in the field of prosthetics and orthotics in the UK, including news, events, and professional development opportunities.
Department of Health
UK Government's Department of Health homepage.
Directory of Evidence Based Orthotic Practice
A collection of evidence to support orthotic practice in Scotland. Currently under development, and at present the section for musculo-skeletal conditions is live.
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)
Global organisation focussing on improving the life of those who require prosthetic or orthotic services.
NHS Scotland's central health information website, including a directory of services.
NHS Scotland Knowledge Network
E-library resources as delivered by NHS Scotland - affiliated staff and students can register for an ATHENS password (top right of the page, select the registration link for Other Partners when relevant) to gain access to electronic books and journals, or to participate in any of the subject-specialist communities.