Being on placement during a CQC inspection

Second year Nursing student, Florence Pownall, has recently returned from a placement where she was visited by The Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC is an independent regulator which inspects all health and social care services in England to determine whether certain facilities are meeting the required standards or not. Below, Florence gives us an … More Being on placement during a CQC inspection

How Deaf Education at UoM has helped me to become a better teacher

The Deaf Education course at the University of Manchester aims to help qualified teachers train to become Teacher’s of the Deaf. Dawn Sommerlad is currently undertaking the course and has found that it is already having an impact on not only how she teaches but on how she approaches day to day conversations. With a … More How Deaf Education at UoM has helped me to become a better teacher

Week in the life of a 2nd year Adult Nursing student

David Rothwell is a second year Adult Nursing student who certainly lives up to the reputation of student nurses being some of the busiest on campus. Below, David documents a week in his life, beginning it with placement in a chemotherapy suite and ending it on a trip with the Army Medical Reserves… Monday Today … More Week in the life of a 2nd year Adult Nursing student

MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

After graduating from her undergraduate degree in Virology from The University of Glasgow, Anya Morrison wanted to further explore the interactions between humans and viruses by undertaking a PhD. However, due to limited lab experience and competition for funding, this is currently the next step in a longer-term objective. Meanwhile, in an effort to upskill … More MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice

For many people already working full-time, the prospect of going on to further study and returning to the classroom seems out of the question… Fortunately, with Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice – one of our many postgraduate courses that can be studied part-time – the flexible hours and distance-learning delivery method means that current pharmacists can continue their … More Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice