Monthly Archives: October 2013

What on earth is Healthcare Science?

Hi! I’m Susannah, and I’m a second-year Healthcare Science student at the University of Southampton. Seeing as Healthcare Science is a profession that few seem to know much about, I thought I’d kick off this blog by explaining what it is. Healthcare Science is – as it says on the tin – all about the healthcare of humans with an emphasis on the science and… Read more »

All degree: an historic moment in training for nurses

The start of this new academic year is an historic moment in the continuing modernisation of training for nurses. That is because from this point forward new nurses must complete either a BN or BSc degree in order to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. As somebody who trained as a cancer nurse more than 25 years ago, I warmly welcome this move towards… Read more »