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#BUProud of our health and care community

2021 has been marked as the International Year of Health & Care Workers. As we all know, throughout these extraordinary times, all health and social care professionals are working tirelessly to help those in their care. This includes 400 BU students, who have been working in practice to assist in the battle against Covid-19. We are extremely #BUProud of these students and the whole BU health and care community.

Read blogs and interviews from BU's healthcare heroes

Daniel Fry, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Daniel Fry, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing graduate

Daniel writes openly about his experiences of working on the NHS frontline as a student nurse. Read his reaction to being awarded the Vice Chancellor's Undergraduate prize 2020.
June Symonds, BA (Hons) Social Work student

June Symonds, BA (Hons) Social Work student

June reflects on her social work placement and the support that she's received from BU throughout the pandemic. In addition to her studies and placement, June has also volunteered for several local charities.
James Cook, BSc (Hons) Nursing graduate

James Cook, BSc (Hons) Nursing graduate

James, who works as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, reflects on 2020 – the highs and the lows – and his hopes for 2021, which include some stability.
Emma Hamilton, BSc (Hons) Midwifery student

Emma Hamilton, BSc (Hons) Midwifery student

One aspect of midwifery studies at BU is to reflect on experiences – both positive and those which have been more challenging. Emma does just this in her honest and heartfelt poem.
Charmaine King, BU Midwifery studentPhoto used with permission

Charmaine King, third year midwifery student


On working in practice throughout the pandemic:

Our role during Covid-19 has always been women-centred and I have been lucky enough to support and empower women in my care alongside a team of qualified midwives. This photo is special to me. It shows the professional yet raw moments within midwifery. It really is an amazing role.

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