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Interprofessional education

Interprofessional education is an important part of preparing the healthcare workforce for the global challenges of the 21st century.

Interprofessional education
Learning basic life support in an interprofessional context.

We are a world-leading centre of academic and clinical excellence, renowned for holistic, student-focused education and specialty training targeted at improving the health and well-being of society.

Working with the Schools within our College, we are working to embed interprofessional education in the individual professional development of students at all levels.

Our ambition

Our ambition is to develop a word-leading centre for the delivery of effective interprofessional education to prepare a healthcare workforce that is able to:

  • work collaboratively across professional boundaries
  • provide sustainable, patient-centred health care
  • address the needs of local, national, and international and global health challenges.

Case studies

Midwives and Medics

Collaborative working: Midwifery and Medicine

Our staff from the School of Medicine and the School of Healthcare Sciences developed an innovative project involving the joint teaching of second year medical students and third year student midwives.