University of Bolton hosts School of Medicine community consultation event

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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

University of Bolton VC addresses international conference on safety of older people and wellbeing of healthcare staff

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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