Case study

A healthy partnership - University of Bolton

11 May 2016

Designed to help tackle workforce shortages, the partnership between Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was the first in England to offer student nursing places that were not commissioned by Health Education England, the partnership now also includes Bolton NHS Trust and Central Manchester Foundation NHS Trust.

“We are delighted to have co-designed this innovative course with the University of Bolton and we hope that this will help us develop caring and compassionate nurses of the future. We have worked closely with the university to develop a detailed education programme and we look forward to helping to develop fantastic nurses who will be a real asset to our patients.”
-Sue Reed, Nursing Director at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Building on the University of Bolton’s 30-year experience providing healthcare professional courses, the BSc programme is delivered by staff from both the University and the Trust. Teaching includes lectures, workshops, one-to-one tutorials, clinical placements and access to the Clinical Simulation Suite in Bolton One, which has the Anatomage Table the most technically advanced visualisation system for anatomy education.

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