University of Bolton hosts School of Medicine community consultation event
Members of the public attended a community consultation at the University of Bolton to hear about exciting plans for a new School of Medicine.
The audience listened to presentations from Professor George E Holmes DL, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton; Dr Fiona Noden, Chief Executive of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, and Professor Iqbal Singh, Pro Vice Chancellor, Institute of Medicine at the University of Bolton.
The event, held in the Deane Lecture Theatre, was chaired by the University’s Provost Professor Zubair Hanslot.
Medical professionals, councillors and members of the public were among the attendees who took part in a
The IoM welcomes 15 students from Shanghai to their Healthcare Summer School
Throughout August, The Institute of Medicine welcomed 15 students from Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Services to their Healthcare Summer School, which involved a journey of learning, cultural exploration and camaraderie. This Summer School marked a significant chapter in the Institute of Medicine’s global outreach programme as it welcomed its first group of students for an immersive summer school experience.
Professor George E Holmes DL DSc, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, welcomed the students and said the University was committed to helping to develop careers in the health sector.
He said: This Medicine Summer School provides a really good insight into how to prepare to secure a place at a UK medical school.
“It teaches clinical skills that allows students to understand the work of a medic, as well as developing confidence in presenting the reason
MSC Global Healthcare Management students enjoy leadership and networking activities at Anderton Centre
The University of Bolton’s MSC Global Healthcare Management enjoyed the great outdoors in a series of leadership and networking activities at the Anderton Centre.
The centre’s focus on peer learning and fun-filled experiences around leadership and management skills left a lasting impact on the students.
The visit to the Anderton Centre in Chorley, which is part of the University of Bolton Group, was a celebration of the students’ learning and achievements. It is also aimed at enhancing their learning journey for the MBA7058 L&M module.
Learning outcomes three and four of the module required the students to systematically examine and reflect on their leadership disposition, skills, and behaviours, as well as identify personal and professional leadership goals and devise strategies for their attainment.
Under the guidance of Clare Swarbrick, Postgraduate Programmes Director, the University collaborated closely with the Anderton Centre
Workshop on Managing Common ENT Problems in Primary Care and Otoscopy is praised at Institute of Medicine
The Institute of Medicine at The University of Bolton hosted a highly successful workshop on ‘Managing Common ENT Problems in Primary Care and Otoscopy’.
The sessions, held on 30 June, were aimed at General Practitioners (GPs), GP Trainees, Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs), and paramedics.
It provided a comprehensive platform for healthcare professionals to enhance their skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) conditions.
With an increasing demand for specialised care in primary care settings, the workshop aimed to equip participants with the tools and knowledge to effectively manage common ENT problems.
Led by a team of esteemed ENT specialists and experienced instructors, the sessions covered practical approaches to diagnosing and treating common ENT conditions, including sinusitis, ear infections and tonsillitis.
Participants also had the opportunity to enhance their skills in
University of Bolton VC addresses international conference on safety of older people and wellbeing of healthcare staff
The University of Bolton’s President and Vice Chancellor welcomed more than 150 delegates to a special international conference to discuss the safety of older people and the wellbeing of healthcare staff.Professor George E Holmes DL told guests of the CESOP (Centre of Excellence for the Safety of Older People) and CRST (Centre of Remediation, Support and Training) event that the University had made huge strides in health education provision in recent years.He said: “We have grown for the past 12-13 years, from nothing in healthcare, to over 3,500 students in this area.“We know that health equality is critical to improve the life chances of our communities. We are working closely nationally through the Centres and with the Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) to look at the tremendous disparities in health outcomes.“We want to
THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON'S INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE RUNS A GAME CHANGING RADIOLOGY EDUCATION COURSE
A new standard in radiology education has been set by the Radiology Academy, Institute of Medicine at The University of Bolton.
It successfully ran a virtual preparatory course for the Fellow of the College of Radiologists (FRCR) Part 2B exam in radiology.
The course, delivered entirely online to make it accessible to delegates from all over the world, was designed to equip candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the challenging final examination held by the Royal College of Radiologists in the UK.
The highly experienced faculty is led by Academy Director Professor Tufail Patankar, and Consultant Interventional Neuro-Radiologist and course organiser Dr Sonali Limdi, Consultant Radiologist and Reader at the Academy, University of Bolton
The course, which was held over five days, included interactive sessions, sub-specialty-based FRCR 2B exam-oriented talks and sub-specialty-based viva sessions led by
UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON'S INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE SETS THE STANDARD WITH SUCCESSFUL ENT COURSE FOR JUNIOR DOCTORS
The Institute of Medicine at the University of Bolton held a comprehensive Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) course for junior doctors.
The course was led by experienced faculty of ENT specialists, who provided engaging and informative lectures, case-based discussions and hands-on training sessions.
It was designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of junior doctors in the diagnosis and management of common ENT conditions.
It covered a range of topics, including the anatomy and physiology of the ear, nose, and throat, common ENT conditions and identifying more complex conditions.
In addition to theoretical knowledge, the course offered practical experience in performing ENT examinations and procedures, with hands-on training sessions, where junior doctors were able to practise techniques such as nasal endoscopy, otoscopy and flexible laryngoscopy.
Delegates praised the course for its engaging and informative content, as well as
CUTTING-EDGE TRAINING: CELEBRATING OUR FIRST BASIC SURGICAL SKILLS (RCSED) COURSE AT THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE, THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON
Overseen by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Institute of Medicine at Bolton University has recently held its first Basic Surgical Skills Course, marking a significant milestone in the establishment of the new Institute of Medicine at The University of Bolton.
The course was attended by enthusiastic young doctors, eager to learn and develop their surgical skills and pursue their first surgical training post. The success of this course has set a positive tone for the future of medical education at the Institute of Medicine.
The two-day Basic Surgical Skills Course was designed to instil core surgical skills at the start of a surgeon’s training by teaching the correct basic techniques. The course covered a range of topics, including instrument handling, knot tying, suturing techniques, fine tissue handling, wound