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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…
A series of fast-track health care degrees have been launched by the University of Derby to help combat the UK-wide shortage of nurses, diagnostic radiographers and sonographers. The University has developed three new masters degrees; MSc Diagnostic Radiography, MSc Adult Nursing and a Medical Ultrasound MSc, in partnership with Derby…
The Post Qualifying Social Work Research Methods Programme provides two postgraduate, post qualifying modules approved by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) as part of the Professional in Practice Framework. These modules include: The Evidence-Informed Professional and Organisation Research and Evaluation Methods in Social Work The Research and Evaluation…
Ministers are taking "one hell of a risk" by assuming application rates for healthcare students will remain stable once NHS bursaries are scrapped, Labour has said. Shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander insisted it is "dangerous" for the Government to believe its plans to replace bursaries with loans will have a…
The National Skills Academy (NSA) for Health has announced a further six healthcare organisations and training providers have successfully achieved the Skills for Health Quality Mark. Administered by the NSA for Health, the Quality Mark defines and endorses superior delivery of learning and training that healthcare employers need for a…
The University of Dundee have announced details of an Open Evening detailing their forthcoming programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The School of Education & Social Work will host the event which will take place on Wednesday 4 May, 4.30pm - 6.30pm at the University's Dalhousie Building. You'll find out…
Nursery leaders have warned of "catastrophic" staff shortages as a result of new government rules on qualifications for practitioners. From September, staff at early years childcare providers will only be able to take a Level 3 qualification in childcare if they hold at least a grade C in GCSE English…
It was around this time last year that I first read about the Step Up to Social Work Programme in my local newspaper. I had worked in a good range of different Health and Social Care roles and was fostering at the time, but wanted a professional qualification which would…
A group called Re-Live is using the power of theatre to deliver innovative dementia training aimed at the social care workforce. The training is based around a bilingual play called Belonging / Perthyd which was written to reflect the real-life experiences of people living with dementia, their families and the…
Skills for Health have announced that the first successful transition of healthcare support workers to students on pre-registration nursing degrees has been accomplished at Health Education England-Wessex. The Certificate in Bridging Skills for Higher Education, is part of the Bridging Programme, which has been developed as a new qualification designed…
Brunel University London are hosting an online webinar on Thursday 21 April 5.30-6.30pm for students interested in Occupational Thearpy BSc, one of the longest-established in the UK and highly rated for its excellence in teaching. You’ll experience the following: Dr Gail Eva will give you more details about the programme,…
A recent National Conference & Graduation event saw 97 health and social service professionals from across Scotland graduate to become Dementia Champions. The Dementia Champion graduates are the sixth group to complete the programme and bring the number of Dementia Champions in Scotland to around 600. Each Champion is dedicated…
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