Operating Department Practitioners and Paramedic Science
The Department of Operating Department Practice and Paramedic Science prepares our graduates with the knowledge and skills to be highly effective practitioners providing high quality and compassionate patient care, in key roles throughout the health care sector.
Our staff are highly experienced clinicians and academic staff and we pride ourselves on our contemporary programmes which are evidence-based, contemporary and relevant. The teaching team have a strong ethos of openness, sharing and commitment to increasing student attainment and understand the needs of our learners as well as the way in which they learn.
We strive for a unique, multidisciplinary approach which provides a rich and rounded experience for our students, ensuring they become skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate healthcare professionals committed to an ethos of evidence-based care. We extend this approach to a range of continuing professional development programmes to support on-going practitioner and practice development.
Our programmes offer students state-of-the-art clinical skills facilities and academic excellence all set within an exciting and innovative learning environment. We are committed to the development of healthcare knowledge that directly improves health outcomes and healthcare for patients and families.
Students completing our programmes are highly in demand and 100% employment on completion of programmes is expected for our graduates.