Putting ethical principles into clinical practice

Deborah Bowman, professor in medical ethics and law at St George’s, together with Matt Green, from BPP University School of Health, explore how to effectively translate ethical principles into everyday clinical practice Increasingly and gratifyingly, medical students and junior doctors are embarking on masters level programmes in medical ethics and law. For some, postgraduate study is more

Preparing the perfect medical CV

    Matt Green from BPP University College School of Health explores what steps you should take to ensure that your medical CV stands out for the right reasons. He will be speaking at this year’s BMJ Careers Fair Even in this age of electronic application forms and e-portfolios there is still a need for doctors more

Top tips for ensuring that your medical CV stands out for the right reasons

Matt Green from BPP University College School of Health explores what steps you should take to ensure that your medical CV stands out for the right reasons. He will be speaking at this year’s BMJ Careers Fair Even in this age of electronic application forms and e-portfolios there is still a need for doctors to maintain more

Effective teaching skills—how to become a better medical educator

In the past decade the principles of effective teaching for doctors have come of age. To earlier generations of doctors no training in specific teaching skills was provided. Teaching was a skill that you were expected to possess or acquire. Effective teaching techniques are now a requirement for doctors, as highlighted by the General Medical more

Your medical CV should be on 24 hour standby

CVs can still play a pivotal part in the selection of candidates for medical interviews. Matt Green discusses why you should always have your medical CV available to provide when requested Even in the modern age of electronic application forms and portfolio led interviews, a medical curriculum vitae (CV) still has a pivotal part to play in more

How to improve your time management skills

Sarah Christie, author of Effective Time Management Skills for Doctors, and Matt Greenfrom BPP University School of Health explore how aspiring and current doctors can make the most of the time that they have, become more efficient in their day to day activities, and achieve a better work-life balance Here we explore five key practical approaches to more

Life as a Clinical Psychologist

First let’s define what clinical psychology is. Clinical psychology is concerned with the mental health of people across the age span, from young children to older adults, including those with learning disabilities. The aim of this profession is “to reduce psychological distress and to enhance and promote psychological well being by the systematic application of more

What is a career as a counselling psychologist like?

  In recent years, counselling psychology has become one of the most popular choices of professional psychology. It is increasingly gaining respectability as an independent branch of psychology and it offers employability within a wide range of work settings. First, let’s define what counselling psychology is. Counselling psychology is a type of applied psychology that more

BPP University School of Health signs BMJ publishing agreement

  BPP University School of Health has signed a significant publishing agreement with BMJ to produce a new series of reference books and ebooks. Using material from The BMJ’s extensive archives, titles will be published in four series: Clinical Review, Research Methods, Ten Minute Consultation and Easily Missed. The books are targeted towards practising clinicians and more

Aspirational Antonia doesn’t let incurable condition slow her down as graduation dreams come true

Antonia Kam discovered she had an incurable condition when her painful symptoms were explained in one of her BPP University healthcare classes. Growing up, Antonia had suffered with severe pain and her joints partially dislocating since the age of 14. It forced her to give up running competitively which was a major blow to her aspirations of more

In profile with… Christina Cunliffe, Dean of BPP University School of Health and Principal of McTimoney College of Chiropractic

Name: Professor Christina Cunliffe Job title: Dean of BPP University School of Health.  Also Principal of McTimoney College of Chiropractic Study Centre: Abingdon (Oxfordshire) What is your education background (i.e. where did you go to university etc.)? BSc (Hons) and PhD from Manchester University Chartered Biologist Diploma in Chiropractic from the McTimoney College of Chiropractic more

BPP University in good health after Primary Care CPD programme boost

BPP University’s School of Health has secured a large commission to offer Motivational Interviewing training for up to 1,000 GPs and Practice Nurses across the North West of London. The school fended off strong competition to win the Primary Care Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training programme awarded by Health Education North West London as part more

BPP School of Health joins with the Emergency Services Training Centre in Wallasey, Liverpool

Last week, Professor Lynne Gell, and members of BPP University’s marketing team headed over to the Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC) in Wallasey, Liverpool for our paramedic practice open day event. Visitors interested in studying BPP University’s brand new Pathway to Higher Education Certificate in Paramedic Practice were given the opportunity to speak to Lynne and more

In profile with… Dr Petia Paramova, Lecturer in Occupational Psychology at BPP School of Health

Name: Dr Petia Paramova Job title: Lecturer in Occupational Psychology Study Centre: Waterloo What is your education background? I completed secondary and further education at Fettes College, Edinburgh. Following this I did my BSc Psychology, my MSc in Occupational Psychology and my PhD at Goldsmiths College, University of London. What is your professional background? I more

In profile with… Sokratis Dinos, Psychology Programme Leader at BPP School of Health

Name: Dr Sokratis Dinos Job title: Psychology Programme Leader Study Centre: Waterloo What is your education background? University of Surrey, UK; PhD and MSc City University London, UK; Msc University of the Aegean, Greece; BSc What is your professional background? Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and have worked in the following places: Editorial more

How will my degree in chiropractic fit with my life, and what support will I receive from the College?

The beauty of a career in chiropractic is that it can easily satisfy a wide range of personalities and interests, from the person who wants to work with patients all day, or the person motivated to inspire others through teaching within a chiropractic educational institution, to those that want to contribute to the body of more

A closer look at our new chiropractic clinic in Manchester

Located on the third floor of the St. James Building in the heart of Manchester, our new chiropractic clinic is due to open in early September. The new clinic features a main seminar room as well as three clinic rooms. The main seminar room is host to a full body skeleton, as well as models more

What to expect when entering Chiropractic practice.

Having graduated with an Integrated Undergraduate Masters in Chiropractic from BPP University, you will have some big decisions to make before you can even start in practice. Do you want to work for someone else in an established practice or work by yourself, by either starting or buying your own practice? The advantages of working more

What does studying a Psychology degree involve?

Our undergraduate psychology courses degree will provide you with a sound foundation in all of the key areas of psychology and specialist fields including cognitive, biological, developmental, social, clinical, health, organisational, forensic and neuroscience. Undergraduate programmes are designed with equal focus on theory, empirical research and ethics and with the view to cover the field more

Becoming a Chiropractor – Chiropractic from the Patients’ Perspective.

Without patients you will not have a practice. Patients are the reason that you will become a chiropractor and become motivated to try to help them in whatever way you can. Patient’s interests are looked after in a number of ways, and you will find it useful to know about the various organisations and groups more