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The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Make a difference to people’s lives

Hear from our Nursing students See our nursing and midwifery courses

2020 marks International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and 200 years since the birth of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Becoming a nurse or midwife is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of others.

Research: Making TRACS to improve nurse retention

The Making TRACS to Improve Nurse Retention project sought to answer the question of whether the retention rate of registered nursing staff in one hospital can be improved through the collaborative development and use of an evidence-based nurse retention model. Find out more in this podcast:

Nursing and midwifery in numbers

7,945
The number of nurses and midwives that have graduated from BU since 1992
94%+
Graduate employment rate on our nursing and midwifery courses

Home is where the heart is

Choosing where you are going to live whilst you study with us is a really important decision. Hear from current BU Health & Social Care students on their experiences of living in halls, shared houses and hospital accommodation.