Health Care & Social Work

Our School of Health Care and Social Work offers professionally-focused courses to help you enter, or progress in, health and social care roles. Choosing to study with us means getting access to the opportunities, experiences and encouragement you need to move forward in your career. We help our students gain the specialist knowledge and skills to succeed at whatever level their ambition takes them.

Most of our courses are professionally accredited, approved and regulated by bodies such as the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The teams in this school comprise: Social Work, Health and Social Care, CPD (post-qualifying nursing), Community (post-qualifying specialist community courses) and Public Health.Whether it’s physical health or mental wellbeing, health has a huge bearing on the quality of our lives. Our lecturers stay up-to-date with the latest changes in the sector and offer expertise in a whole host of areas.

We offer consultancy, collaboration and research in:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Safeguarding
  • Public health
  • Health promotion
  • Child development
  • Long term conditions
  • V100 prescribing updates
  • Practice education
  • Teaching, learning and assessment
  • Action learning sets
  • Clinical supervision
  • Preceptorship.

Our staff are also involved with a range of projects within the local community, from acting as governors for schools and colleges, to sitting on the Bucks County Council Safeguarding board.