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A team of more than twenty Liverpool Hope University Social Work students and their lecturers are to collect and deliver vital supplies to refugees in Calais. The students are organising a convoy of ten cars and vans full of clothes, toiletries, food and other supplies, which will travel to the…
A new patient engagement programme that places student nurses at the heart of general practitioner surgery groups in the South West has been unveiled by Plymouth University. In the first project of its kind in the country, students on Plymouth’s adult nursing degree have been working with patient participation groups…
Young people with a background in care have taken part in a summer school at Cardiff University which aims to give them a taste of life as a student. Twenty participants took part in the two-day Confident Futures Summer School, organised in partnership with First Campus, which saw the students…
On Monday 8th June, WithScotland and the social work team at the University of Stirling hosted a display of the research and best practice of students completing their BA and MSc Social Work, PG Certificate Child Welfare & Protection and PhDs. Local employers attended to find out how their findings…
The University of Greenwich is holding another Health & Social Care Open Evening tomorrow, Wednesday 10 June. There are two events, at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses, and all prospective students are welcome to come and meet staff, get more information about courses and see the facilities. At the…
UNISON Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to increase bursary rates for Student Nurses and Midwives in the next academic year. The plea comes as part of the union's report 'Caring, Learning and Worried about Money' which was published yesterday. The report includes a survey of student nurses across Scotland…
A Social Work graduate from the University of Worcester has won an award for her work in the field. Laura Henry won Worcestershire County Council’s Assessed and Support Year in Employment (ASYE) Award for newly qualified social workers. Having gained extensive local experience in the fields of residential and foster…
Five students who have been in the care system have spoken of their positive experiences studying at Teesside University. The quintet gave their views at the University’s 'Raising Aspirations for Young People in Care' conference. The conference was attended by authority teams, social workers, foster carers and education staff to…
Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are set to benefit from free accommodation and a cost of living allowance thanks to a new partnership between Plymouth University and a student accommodation company. The agreement between the University and the Unite Foundation, part of the group that provides housing to students in more…
Medical students have been subject to abuse and witnessed breaches of patient safety and dignity during placements, according to a large survey. The majority of students also said they had carried out an examination or procedure without patient consent if requested by a clinical teacher. The survey, carried out by…
A recent Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) conference explored the challenges facing a social work student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work as a newly qualified social worker (NQSW). GCU, in partnership with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Institute for Research and Innovation in Social…
London South Bank University's (LSBU) School of Health and Social Care has kicked off the first in a series of topical debates. The first debate covered a set of national nursing values known as the '6Cs' – Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage and Commitment. The event was organised by Dr…
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