The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted that Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities in the UK were at greater risk of death from the virus. Dr Jenny Douglas explores racial inequalities in healthcare over the past 25 years in this article and video.
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.
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 your knowledge and skills.
This information is a review of wound care. It contains information to help you feel more confident in supporting people managing in their needs and rehabilitation. As with all clinical information, you should seek out local and follow local policy.
The national learning hub for volunteers takes you on a journey with tools, resources and courses, to help you gain the confidence and recognition you deserve as a volunteer or someone working with volunteers.
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 treatment for the condition. Patricia Davidson suggests why this might be - and how it should change.
Whether your interest is in pharmaceuticals, disease treatment or chemical research, you can help break new discoveries and improve our scientific understanding. This page has info on career options from food science to forensics, and working for the NHS.