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    Making sense of sudden mass deaths

    By Dr Carol Komaromy, Dr Erica Borgstrom

    Sudden, brutal death; and so many deaths, at one time. What does it do to you to be one of the bereaved in such a traumatic event such as the 9/11 attacks or a pandemic like Covid-19?

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    02 Apr 2020

  • Making sense of sudden mass deaths

    Making sense of sudden mass deaths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: wallyg under CC-BY-NC-ND licence Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2020
    Sudden, brutal death; and so many deaths, at one time. What does it do to you to be one of the bereaved in such a traumatic event such as the 9/11 attacks or...
  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    By Dr Volker Patent

    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Mar 2020

  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Mar 2020
    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.
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    Simplistic models for understanding Coronavirus: Helpful or harmful?

    By Dr Volker Patent

    Do models showing the spread of Covid-19 actually help us understand it better, or are they overly simplistic and potentially dangerous?

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    15 mins

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    18 Mar 2020

  • Simplistic models for understanding Coronavirus: Helpful or harmful?

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Mar 2020
    Do models showing the spread of Covid-19 actually help us understand it better, or are they overly simplistic and potentially dangerous?
  • How well do you know the NHS?

    By Julie Messenger, Professor Cathy Lloyd

    The National Health Service (NHS), sees one million patients every 24 hours and is the fifth biggest employer in the world. Are you ready to find out what you know about the NHS?

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    07 Feb 2020

  • How well do you know the NHS?

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    The National Health Service (NHS), sees one million patients every 24 hours and is the fifth biggest employer in the world. Are you ready to find out what...
  • Three solutions for the nursing staffing crisis in the NHS

    By Julie Messenger

    The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the World, yet has a shortfall of staff, particularly nurses. Julie Messenger, a nurse with more than forty years NHS and educational experiences linked to the education of nurses, looks at the...

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    07 Feb 2020

  • Three solutions for the nursing staffing crisis in the NHS

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Feb 2020
    The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the World, yet has a shortfall of staff, particularly nurses. Julie Messenger, a nurse with more than forty...
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    Hospital

    Hospital tells the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 

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    10 mins

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    07 Feb 2020

  • Hospital

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Feb 2020
    Hospital tells the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 
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    Discovering the innovations in Kenyan health care

    By Professor Cathy Lloyd

    Cathy Lloyd visited Kenya at the end of 2019 and shares her experiences on the work being carried out to increase the understanding of diabetes and depression.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    07 Feb 2020

  • Discovering the innovations in Kenyan health care

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Feb 2020
    Cathy Lloyd visited Kenya at the end of 2019 and shares her experiences on the work being carried out to increase the understanding of diabetes and...
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    Intimate not Intimidated: It's Time to Talk about Sex and Disability

    By Dr Sarah Earle, Dr Maddie Blackburn

    We asked 6 people with life-limiting conditions to join us for a day long discussion on sex, intimacy and relationships. This film delves into the details...

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    08 Jan 2020

  • Intimate not Intimidated: It's Time to Talk about Sex and Disability

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Jan 2020
    We asked 6 people with life-limiting conditions to join us for a day long discussion on sex, intimacy and relationships. This film delves into the details...
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    Choose Health: Managing long-term conditions

    Long-term medical problems can change your life - but you have control. Could you balance your work and social life with medication regimes? Would you be able to advise a friend?

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    26 Nov 2019

  • Choose Health: Managing long-term conditions

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 26 Nov 2019
    Long-term medical problems can change your life - but you have control. Could you balance your work and social life with medication regimes? Would you be...
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    21 Nov 2019

  • Millennial burnout: building resilience is no answer – we need to overhaul how we work

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Nov 2019
    Millennials have been dubbed “the burnout generation”, Rajvinder Samra looks at how the prolonged stress of this can be avoided.  

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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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    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    Exploring issues in women's health

    This free course, Exploring issues in women's health, will introduce social model approaches to health and wellbeing, which take as their starting...

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    Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 03 Mar 2020
    This free course, Exploring issues in women's health, will introduce social model...
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    Understanding depression and anxiety

    This free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, explores the causes of these mental health issues, with a particular focus on stress. You...

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 08 Nov 2019
    This free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, explores the causes of...
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    Exploring health: is your lifestyle really to blame?

    This free course, Exploring health: is your lifestyle really to blame?, explores the extent to which a person's 'lifestyle' impacts on their health...

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    05 Nov 2019

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    This free course, Exploring health: is your lifestyle really to blame?, explores...
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    Professional relationships with young people

    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as it is in relationships that we express our humanity. Young...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Sep 2019

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    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as...
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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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    13 Aug 2019

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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    Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    20 Jun 2019

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    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
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    The MMR vaccine: Public health, private fears

    A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost...

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    24 May 2019

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    A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the...
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    Introducing healthcare improvement

    This free course, Introducing healthcare improvement, explores quality improvement in healthcare settings. It begins by defining healthcare quality...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    21 May 2019

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    This free course, Introducing healthcare improvement, explores quality improvement...
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    Challenging the biomedical model of childbirth

    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the experiences of pregnancy and childbirth in this free course,...

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    10 May 2019

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    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the...