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  • "Nursing is a fantastic career"

    By Michael Davidson

    Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a...

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    10 Jul 2018

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    Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a rewarding career choice for men and women.
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    NHS: A People's History

    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.

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    09 Jul 2018

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    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.
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    Freeing people caught between life and death

    By Roger Highfield

    Terrible accidents can leave some patients locked-in: awake but unaware. Roger Highfield meets the people seeking...

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    05 Jul 2018

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    Terrible accidents can leave some patients locked-in: awake but unaware. Roger Highfield meets the people seeking ways to free them.
  • The battle for PrEP on the NHS

    A revolutionary drug could save lives - but it's expensive. NHS England decide against making it available - but one...

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    02 Jul 2018

  • The battle for PrEP on the NHS

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    A revolutionary drug could save lives - but it's expensive. NHS England decide against making it available - but one man wasn't going to accept that decision...
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    The People vs the NHS: Who Gets the Drugs?

    This is the story of a legal fight which saw doctors, activists and AIDS charities battle for PrEP on the NHS. Catch up...

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    02 Jul 2018

  • The People vs the NHS: Who Gets the Drugs?

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    This is the story of a legal fight which saw doctors, activists and AIDS charities battle for PrEP on the NHS. Catch up now on iPlayer.
  • What do you know about the NHS' history?

    By Dr Claire Chatterton

    The National Health Service celebrates its 70th birthday this year but what do you know about it? Find out some...

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    28 Jun 2018

  • What do you know about the NHS' history?

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    The National Health Service celebrates its 70th birthday this year but what do you know about it? Find out some fun facts and see how you compare to...
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    NHS at 70

    Live from a hospital, Nick Robinson and Anita Rani ask the NHS' big questions on its 70th birthday.

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    26 Jun 2018

  • NHS at 70

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    Live from a hospital, Nick Robinson and Anita Rani ask the NHS' big questions on its 70th birthday.
  • Will a pill be enough to end the HIV epidemic?

    By Dr Peter Keogh

    PrEP has been hailed the scientific breakthrough to end the HIV epidemic but is this really true in a world filled...

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    25 Jun 2018

  • Will a pill be enough to end the HIV epidemic?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jun 2018
    PrEP has been hailed the scientific breakthrough to end the HIV epidemic but is this really true in a world filled with social inequalities? Dr Peter Keogh...
  • Can yoga help us achieve sustainable development goals?

    By Dr Shonil Bhagwat

    Shonil Bhagwat explains the yogic way of understanding how individual actions relate to global challenges.  

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    21 Jun 2018

  • Can yoga help us achieve sustainable development goals?

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    Shonil Bhagwat explains the yogic way of understanding how individual actions relate to global challenges.  
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    OU Graduate Stacey: Why I became a nurse

    Meet Stacey - she was the first healthcare assistant supported through the OU nursing programme by her employer. She...

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    20 Jun 2018

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    Meet Stacey - she was the first healthcare assistant supported through the OU nursing programme by her employer. She's now a graduate nurse and is sharing...

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  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    18 Jul 2018

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    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    Predictive medicine

    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed....

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jun 2018

  • Predictive medicine

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    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics...
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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    By Ben Oakley

    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    24 hours

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    30 May 2018

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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    Forensic science and fingerprints

    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    16 Mar 2018

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    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make...
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    Introducing ageing

    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many people are living much longer than previous generations. This is...

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    04 Mar 2018

  • Introducing ageing

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    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many...
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    The psychological aspects of sports injury

    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    30 Nov 2017

  • The psychological aspects of sports injury

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    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a...
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    Introducing public health

    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public health and health promotion. It considers the scope and focus of...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    13 Nov 2017

  • Introducing public health

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    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public...
  • Drug development process: combating pain

    Drug development process: combating pain, is a free course offering a brief introduction to the process of new drug discovery; from identification...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    16 Aug 2017

  • Drug development process: combating pain

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    Drug development process: combating pain, is a free course offering a brief...
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    Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's...

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    10 May 2017

  • Challenging ideas in mental health

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    Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 10 May 2017
    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
  • Infection and immunity

    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious diseases and to the biological agents that invade our bodies and...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Oct 2016

  • Infection and immunity

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    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious...