Health Informatics


Health Informatics is a fast-growing area of health care that could be your ideal career path if you’re interested in working with information technology, enjoy library work, are good at analysing data or find satisfaction in keeping accurate records.

There are a range of jobs in health informatics, from entry-level roles in administrative functions, to those requiring postgraduate qualifications. It’s also possible to move into this field from other healthcare roles, or from IT jobs.

See the videos and case studies to find out more.


The roles within the Health Informatics field are listed below. Use the links below to explore more about each of the Health Informatics roles on the Health Careers website run by Health Education England.

Videos and case studies

Explaining Health Informatics

Faculty of Clinical Informatics mentoring scheme

Further information

Faculty of Clinical Informatics

Federation of Informatics Professionals (FedIP)

NHS Digital

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