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The University of Gloucestershire is working with NHS Trusts in Gloucestershire to address nursing shortages by introducing a degree programme in Nursing from 2017. The Department for Health, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and the Royal College of Nursing are predicting a national shortage of registered nurses of almost 50,000…
Healthcare professionals from around the world wanting to develop their career can benefit from two short courses launched by University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL). The courses titled ‘Child and Adolescent Mental Health’ and ‘Social Pedagogy: Providing Children and Young People with Nurturing Care and Education’ will be launched on…
The University of Sunderland has announced the launch a new School of Nursing as well a new three-year BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice. The new School of Nursing will be housed within the University’s Sciences Complex, home of its research laboratories and School of Pharmacy, though ambitious plans will see…
The University of Leicester has approved a new distance learning degree which will equip you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to specialise in diabetes care. The Distance Learning PGCert/PGDip/MSc in Diabetes is being facilitated by the Leicester Diabetes Centre, which is one of Europe’s largest diabetes facilities offering ground-breaking…
A survey led by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust Website (SHSCT) has identified demand and content for a Community Development Training Programme in the Professionals in Practice (PiP) Framework for Social Work. Community Development is a requirement for undergraduate social workers. The SHSCT, through a steering group comprising…
Expert advice for careers in nursing, health, social care and more is on offer at the next University of Greenwich Health & Social Care Open Evening. There are two events taking place tomorrow (Wednesday 15 June), at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses, between 4pm and 8.30pm. Prospective students are…
Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme, designed to meet the current and future needs of the country’s NHS, will be delivered by the University of St Andrews together with the universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, it has been announced today (14 June). The Scottish Graduate Entry Medical Programme…
London South Bank University (LSBU) has teamed up with Saint Francis Hospice to offer new, part-time and full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate courses in palliative and end of life care. The new courses, starting September 2016, have been designed to address the complexities and multi-professional nature of palliative care. The course curriculum…
Since its introduction in 2015, thousands of health and social care workers have completed the Care Certificate. Designed with the Cavendish Review in mind, it comprises 15 standards to which staff must adhere when carrying out their roles. Traditionally, fitting training into already busy schedules has been a challenge; on-site…
Skills for Health has announced that the new Apprenticeships for Healthcare Support Workers and Assistant Practitioners have been approved for delivery by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). This approval brings the availability of employer designed Apprenticeships one step closer with Standards and Assessment Plans available for you…
An open evening displaying some of Imperial College London's Master's programmes designed for healthcare professionals is taking place at 6pm on June 7 at St Mary's Campus, Praed Street. At this event, the Masters' in Patient Safety, Health Policy, Healthcare and Design and Genomic Medicine will be represented. There will…
Northumbria University has appointed a new Executive Dean to lead its Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Professor Dianne Ford joins Northumbria from Newcastle University, where she was a Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Director of PhD Studies in the Faculty of Medical Sciences. She will lead Northumbria’s largest academic…
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Dress for success

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Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

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Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

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Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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