Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing hosts the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Dental Sciences, School of Sport and Biological Sciences, Health Studies, Community development and Youth Work, Social Work, Early Years and Clinical and Biomedical Sciences. Many of the programmes within the Faculty are approved by professional regulatory bodies, the General Dental Council (GDC), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Health and Care Professions Council and National Youth Agency.


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Centres

Centre of Excellence in Safety for Older People

Centre for Remediation Support and Training

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Centre of Excellence for Health and Medical Education

Subject areas

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Nursing and Midwifery

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Health & Social Care

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Early Years & Childhood Studies

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Social Work

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Dental Sciences

Houses make homes - the foundation of a community

Community Development & Youth

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Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Irish Triathlete Sean Husband running on a treadmill in the Athlete Development Centre (ADC) at the University of Bolton

Sport, Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

If you wish to pursue a rewarding career in Health and Wellbeing, the University of Bolton's Faculty of Health and Wellbeing is one of the best places in the country to do so. We have a long-standing and excellent reputation among external stakeholders and collaborative partners for our high-quality and industry-relevant teaching and research and we pride ourselves on providing outstanding facilities for our students.

Testimonials

Amalia Gervasutti

MSc Physician Associate | 2019

"I like that there is a lot of academic support which helps to facilitate my learning. There is also excellent guidance with practical skills. The self-directed learning aspects are well balanced with the lecture-delivered content. The content that is delivered in lectures is done by leading professionals in the medical industry. Further, because of the close relationship of the Trust with the university, there has been real progress in establishing the role in practice.

I would recommend it because it’s a developing role, with increasing demand. I also believe that it would be very rewarding making a difference not only to individual patients but to our health care system."

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Siaka Kowar

Early Years and Childhood Studies | 2019

"The University of Bolton was a suitable place for me to study as it has a variety of different facilities that met my individual needs. The people at the university are kind and friendly, which I liked. The course I am studying opens a variety of pathways, as I was not certain on my career choice. The best thing about Bolton is they are supportive and understanding and the ability to go on work placements."

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Margaret Cromarty

BSc Health & Social Care | 2019

"It's informative, we get lots of support, it's fun and increases your chances of employment. The tutors are helpful and supportive. I like studying at the University because of the resources, friendly staff and my easy commute. I belong here in a very friendly atmosphere."

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Ellisse Vernon

Adult Nursing | 2019

"The adult nursing course at the University of Bolton is outstanding; university tutors and clinical nurse tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name. The dedication and support which I have received since transferring has had an impact on me not only as a student nurse with becoming more confident but has had a positive impact on my overall grades. The clinical skills week before starting placement are brilliant and prepares you and helps you practice the skills needed on the wards. Throughout placement the clinical nurse tutors come and see you every week to ensure everything is going smoothly and to highlight any issues – if any. I couldn’t recommend studying at the University of Bolton enough – it is fantastic!"

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Tom Ogden

Mellor Ceramics Dental Laboratory |

"I am writing to you to thank you for selecting such a fine young student. Wojciech Laska has been coming to my laboratory for the last two years. He has always been polite and well-mannered as well as hard-working and conscientious. He is a credit to the Centre for Dental Sciences and the time you have spent with him will stand him in good stead for his future career. As you know the dental industry is very close-knit and reputation is paramount both with quality of work and personality. Wojciech has shown to have both these qualities. I know he has been selected to go to Zirkonzhan in Italy, I would like to contribute £200 towards his travel expenses."

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Oluwakemi Ayorinde

BSc Health & Social Care | 2019

"My course has taught me about how to deal with everyday life situations but most importantly to be accepting of every individual. I like studying at Bolton because it's filled with individuals who are motivated to strive to the top! I love it here and wouldn't choose to go anywhere else. "

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News

Faculty of HealthWellbeing Nursing

A growing population and your role within it

28 Apr 20

Year-on-year since 1982 the UK population has been growing, something which goes unnoticed in most areas of the countries, but with where it is realised the most, is on our health services. In the UK, approximately 900,000 women give bir...

What can I do with a Nursing degree

What can I do with a Nursing and Midwifery degree?

13 Apr 20

The human body is a fantastic machine. The majority of the time it maintains and regulates our operations without a second thought. When serious illness or injury hits, we need medical care. At other times, such as childbirth, we benefit...

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New Intern in the Sport & Spinal Injury Clinic

01 Jan 20

The Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic have introduced the opportunity for recently qualified graduates to endure a six-month internship within the Sports Rehabilitation team, using the clinic as a means and chance to gain experience and bu...

Placements

Third Year Student Placements

01 Jan 20

At this time of year, the current Sports Rehabilitation students are undertaking their workplace placements at a number of well-established sports teams, clinics and hospitals across the country.

It is a fantastic time of year for ...

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Nursing at Bolton: The All New!

13 Jun 19

Often in academia, we are encouraged to reflect, to look at our past endeavours and to improve thereon. Nurses, in particular, are no exception. Indeed, we are professionally obliged to do so in order to safeguard future practice.

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My Dental Technology BSc (Hons) and FdSc Experience

12 Jun 19

Studying Dental Technology at the University of Bolton has been an experience which I have thoroughly enjoyed since starting the course in 2016.

During my time at this university, I have developed a wide range of skills both academ...

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