The Health Professions Council of South Africa wishes to thank the following persons for their contributions towards the revision of the guidelines: The Committee for Human Rights, Ethics and Professional Practice of the Health Professions Council of South Africa for initiating and advising the review process.
A biomedical scientist is a scientist trained in biology, particularly in the context of medicine.These scientists work to gain knowledge on the main principles of how the human body works and to find new ways to cure or treat disease by developing advanced diagnostic tools or new therapeutic strategies.