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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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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jul 2018

  • NHS: A People's History

    Introductory level Updated 09 Jul 2018
    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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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Jul 2018

  • Freeing people caught between life and death

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 05 Jul 2018
    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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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Jul 2018

  • The battle for PrEP on the NHS

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Jul 2018
    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Jun 2018

  • The monster has wings: Should we be worried about youth consumption of energy drinks?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jun 2018
    Young people in the UK chug their way through more energy drinks that anywhere else in Europe. Amelia Lake and Shelina Visram ask if it's time to take action.
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    Hacking under your skin?

    By Mike Richards

    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • Hacking under your skin?

    Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep?

    Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: After Bernhard Keil
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    For the first 20 years of his life, Henry Nicholls had a healthy relationship with sleep. Shortly after his 21st birthday, he began to experience symptoms of...
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    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    By Professor Margaret Rayman, Dr Sarah Bath

    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Lisa Redfern
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that matters - and what you can do about it.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Sep 2017

  • Women have heart attacks too - but why do they often go misdiagnosed?

    Women have heart attacks too - but why do they often go misdiagnosed? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    Women are no less likely to die from a heart attack than men - and some groups of women may be more likely to suffer an attack. But more men receive...
  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into the environment.
  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    By Professor Tony Redmond

    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2017

  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us. Professor Tony Redmond explains what they'll...

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  • Assessing risk in engineering, work and life

    Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as an engineer. We accept risk as part of everyday life so there is...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Aug 2018

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    Assessing risk in engineering, work and life
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as...
  • 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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jul 2018

  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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    The science of nutrition and healthy eating
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Jul 2018
    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

    Updated on:

    27 Jun 2018

  • Predictive medicine

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 27 Jun 2018
    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics...
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    Gene testing

    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2018

  • Gene testing

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 02 Mar 2018
    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing:...
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    Alcohol and human health

    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this free course, Alcohol and human health, looks at the harmful effects...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • Alcohol and human health

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
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    Water and human health

    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Water and human health

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    Water and human health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although...
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    The lottery of birth

    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ‘lottery of birth’ and the smaller, human stories. You will...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2017

  • The lottery of birth

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ...
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    Population ageing: a global health crisis?

    This free course, Population ageing: a global health crisis?, focuses on two major issues of our time – ageing societies and global health. It...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2017

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    Understanding service improvement in healthcare

    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you to understand what people mean by the terms ‘service’ and ...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2016

  • Understanding service improvement in healthcare

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Sep 2016
    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you...
  • Lead and manage change in health and social care

    Change is everywhere in health and social care work and can evoke a variety of emotions, from excitement and eager anticipation, to fear and...

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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    09 May 2016

  • Lead and manage change in health and social care

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    Lead and manage change in health and social care
    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 09 May 2016
    Change is everywhere in health and social care work and can evoke a variety of...

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health
    Duration 600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Certificate in Health and Social Care

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    Certificate in Health and Social Care
    Duration 600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children
    Duration 600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

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    Certificate in Health Sciences
    Duration 600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

    Course Course
    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences

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    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    This foundation degree has been specially developed for staff working in a variety...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Paramedic Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Paramedic Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    This DipHE course has been specially developed for staff working in a variety of...

    BSc (Honours) Mental Health Nursing

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    BSc (Honours) Mental Health Nursing
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    The BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing degree is a unique practice-based learning...
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