Tuesday 26 May 2020

University of Gloucestershire student nurses step up to help during Coronavirus outbreak

Student nurses from the University of Gloucestershire are stepping up to help the NHS during the Coronavirus outbreak.

University of Gloucestershire student nurses are stepping up to help the NHS during the Coronavirus outbreak.

A phenomenal 138 undergraduates studying adult or mental health nursing have come forward to work in hospitals and health centres, to provide additional support to hardworking NHS staff and help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Head of the School of Health and Social care at the University of Gloucestershire Lorraine Dixon said: ‘We have been working closely with our local NHS partners and now 138 students have indicated to us that they are ready to play their part in supporting the NHS.

‘We are so proud of them for stepping up to meet the challenge and help to protect patients at this difficult time. They will be putting into practice everything they have learnt and patient care and safety will be at the core of everything they do. The University and our team will support them in any way we can and help guide them through this experience and to complete their degrees when appropriate.’

For more information, visit glos.ac.uk.

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Friday 03 April 2020

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