Health students support national effort to combat coronavirus – University of Suffolk

Final year health students at the University of Suffolk are amongst thousands nationally who are supporting the health and social care system during the coronavirus crisis. The Nursing and Midwifery Council have allowed students to undertake an extended clinical placement of up to six months to complete the required hours on their course and all outstanding competencies. The special measures are outlined in […]

University uses spin-out company’s innovation to co-ordinate donations of equipment in fight against COVID-19 – University of Cambridge

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBpOzgOZOXk[/embed] A logistics centre has been set up by Cambridge University to process donations of personal protective equipment – including face masks, gloves and visors from Cambridge labs – and make it readily available to NHS medics battling the COVID-19 outbreak. Alongside equipment collected at the University itself, extra supplies are being sourced from around […]

Responding to NHS training requirements – University of Chester

The University of Chester stands ready to open its excellent new simulation facilities at its Riverside Campus to assist in preparing nurses and other frontline health and social care staff at a time of exceptional demand due to coronavirus. By opening these facilities to practice partners in the healthcare sector, the University aims to create a practice and knowledge exchange hub, so that best practice can be rapidly shared. It aims to make the […]

Scientists make hand sanitiser to support frontline professionals – The Open University

The Open University (OU) is supporting local efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) by producing much-needed hand sanitiser for healthcare professionals in Milton Keynes. With the outbreak of COVID-19, there has been unprecedented demand for hand sanitiser from the public and across the healthcare landscape, which has caused a national shortage. Scientists from […]

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