School of Nursing and Midwifery

Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery

The demand for qualified healthcare professionals has never been greater. If you aim to join this challenging yet rewarding field, studying a degree within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Bolton could open many doors of opportunity for you. We have been ranked number one in the North West for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2020 for the second year in a row. We work closely with our partners to ensure that our courses meet industry standards and requirements; consequently, our graduates are meeting the needs of employers and the sector.


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The University of Bolton Centre for Nursing and Midwifery prepares students for careers in the NHS.

Nursing & Midwifery

Welcome to the University of Bolton

The NHS is changing at an unprecedented rate and the demand has never been greater for high quality health professionals. With over 30 years experience, the University of Bolton respond to changes and developments with the Health and Social sectors. We’ll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional nurse, able to deliver and lead adult care within an ever changing health and social care environment. On successful completion of the nursing qualification you’ll possess the knowledge and skills you need to perform as an independent, highly competent, compassionate nurse who can be trusted to maintain professional standards and assure the protection of the public.

Testimonials

Jane Bentley

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing | 2017

"The things that I like about the University of Bolton are; the supportive environment, the small teaching groups, there is a good mix between clinical experience and academic learning, we receive good feedback and a step by step approach to teaching if offered."

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Ellisse Vernon

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing | 2015

"I have been studying at the University of Bolton for just over 12 months. I am now in my final year of adult nursing after transferring from another university. 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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Shazia Ali

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing | 2015

"I began my nurse training at the University Of Bolton in February 2016, throughout my three years the university provided me with immense support within my placements and academic work. The tutors were always on hand when needed who also prepared us for the challenges that a nurse can face and helping to develop the skills needed to handle these situations. I am now a qualified nurse working within the Royal Bolton Hospital and can confidently say that this could not have been done without the ongoing support that has been provided by the University of Bolton's academic staff and support services."

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Trish Houghton

Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery |

"Focusing on areas that include nursing, midwifery and operating department practice, the School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of the biggest schools in the university and sits within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Our innovative courses benefit from strong links, along with excellent partnership working with employers and governing organisations, ensuring that they are directly relevant to professional practice. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) accredit many of the programmes within the school, whilst the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) approve others. We also work with educational establishments around the UK, supporting them in the provision of custom-designed, industry-led courses in the nursing, health and human sciences arenas."

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News

Nursing University of Bolton

What a career in Nursing and Midwifery looks like

01 Jun 20

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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Why should you become a qualified nurse?

28 May 20

In October last year, it was announced that NHS nurse vacancies are expected to rise to more than 43,000. We know that nurses in the NHS are vital links in supporting our community; they not only help things to run smoothly throughout ho...

What can I do with a Nursing degree

Make a difference by choosing to study midwifery or nursing

27 May 20

The NHS faces a crisis as it attempts to recruit enough nurses and midwives to keep up with the needs of a growing society. With the demand for these roles higher than ever, the University of Bolton provides courses and programmes that r...

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Want a career working and caring for children?

27 May 20

If you enjoy caring for children and young people, a career as a Children's Nurse could be the perfect role for you. Also known as a paediatric nurse, this role allows you to be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team of profession...

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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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