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  • Life behind a mask

    By Dr Marina Cantarutti

    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open University, shares her thoughts.

    Updated content

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Life behind a mask

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open...
  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    By Dr Rebecca Garcia

    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global health stage. Dr Rebecca Garcia, Lecturer in Nursing at The Open University, looks at the...

    Updated content

    Read now: Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing? about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global...
  • COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

    If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted by COVID-19, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh...

    Updated content

    Read now: COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice about Managing projects through people

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

    COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted...
  • COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

    If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

    Updated content

    Read now: COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice about Managing projects through people

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

    COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of...
  • Coronavirus: The Lowdown

    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost everyone worldwide. We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.

    Updated content

    Read now: Coronavirus: The Lowdown about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Coronavirus: The Lowdown

    Coronavirus: The Lowdown Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost everyone worldwide. We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.
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    Could you work in end of life care?

    By Dr Kerry Jones

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in end of life care as a health care professional supporting dying patients and their families? Working with people who are dying can be both rewarding and emotionally draining. 

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    Take part now: Could you work in end of life care? about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

  • Could you work in end of life care?

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    Could you work in end of life care? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2021
    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in end of life care as a health care professional supporting dying patients and their families? Working with...
  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    By Jane Fisher

    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples who are going through antenatal screening and dealing with its consequences. In this...

    Listen now: Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples...
  • The surrogacy pathway

    By Dr Sandy Sieminski, Dr Sarah Earle, Professor Lesley Hoggart

    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.

    Read now: The surrogacy pathway about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • The surrogacy pathway

    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.
  • Surrogacy around the world

    By Professor Lesley Hoggart, Dr Sarah Earle

    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a heterosexual partnership or a single female to be intended parents? Professor Lesley Hoggart and Dr...

    Take part now: Surrogacy around the world about Managing projects through people

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    04 Mar 2021

  • Surrogacy around the world

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    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a...
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2021

  • How to make the most out of our visit to the Great Outdoors: walking with The Parks Trust and staying mindful

    How to make the most out of our visit to the Great Outdoors: walking with The Parks Trust and staying mindful Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 193501851 © Katarzyna Bialasiewicz | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Feb 2021
    A new resource aimed to help people with dementia engage with their surroundings has been developed by The Parks Trust in Partnership with The Open...

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  • Life behind a mask

    By Dr Marina Cantarutti

    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open University, shares her thoughts.

    Updated content

    Read now: Life behind a mask about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Life behind a mask

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open...
  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    By Dr Rebecca Garcia

    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global health stage. Dr Rebecca Garcia, Lecturer in Nursing at The Open University, looks at the...

    Updated content

    Read now: Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global...
  • COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

    If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted by COVID-19, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh...

    Updated content

    Read now: COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

    COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted...
  • COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

    If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

    Updated content

    Read now: COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

    COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of...
  • Coronavirus: The Lowdown

    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost everyone worldwide. We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.

    Updated content

    Read now: Coronavirus: The Lowdown about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Coronavirus: The Lowdown

    Coronavirus: The Lowdown Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost everyone worldwide. We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Could you work in end of life care?

    By Dr Kerry Jones

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in end of life care as a health care professional supporting dying patients and their families? Working with people who are dying can be both rewarding and emotionally draining. 

    Updated content

    Take part now: Could you work in end of life care? about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

  • Could you work in end of life care?

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Could you work in end of life care? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2021
    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in end of life care as a health care professional supporting dying patients and their families? Working with...
  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    By Jane Fisher

    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples who are going through antenatal screening and dealing with its consequences. In this...

    Listen now: Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples...
  • The surrogacy pathway

    By Dr Sandy Sieminski, Dr Sarah Earle, Professor Lesley Hoggart

    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.

    Read now: The surrogacy pathway about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • The surrogacy pathway

    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.
  • Surrogacy around the world

    By Professor Lesley Hoggart, Dr Sarah Earle

    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a heterosexual partnership or a single female to be intended parents? Professor Lesley Hoggart and Dr...

    Take part now: Surrogacy around the world about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • Surrogacy around the world

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a...
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    Journeying through wellbeing: Exploring mental health and wellbeing

    By Dr Sharon Mallon, Helen Dare

    Life can be a series of ups and downs. Sometimes it can be hard to know if we fully understand what is meant by terms such as mental health and wellbeing. In this article, we will explore these terms and how our mental health and wellbeing is...

    Read now: Journeying through wellbeing: Exploring mental health and wellbeing about Managing projects through people

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2021

  • Journeying through wellbeing: Exploring mental health and wellbeing

    Journeying through wellbeing: Exploring mental health and wellbeing Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Shutterstock
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2021
    Life can be a series of ups and downs. Sometimes it can be hard to know if we fully understand what is meant by terms such as mental health and...

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    BA/BSc (Honours) Health and Social Care

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    BA/BSc (Honours) Health and Social Care
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    In the fast-changing world of today’s care sector, professionals at all levels...