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29 June 2017, 10:18

Healthcare professionals: develop your knowledge of perioperative medicine free and online with UCL

An increasing number of high-risk patients are presenting to hospitals seeking a surgical cure, yet too many of these patients die or suffer prolonged complications following surgery. A group of anaesthetists working at UCL and University College London Hospitals (UCLH) believe that many of these complications and deaths are avoidable. They've therefore developed a free online course educating the broader perioperative team about an emerging multidisciplinary approach known as 'perioperative medicine'.

14 February 2017, 12:01

Learn to work and communicate well with deaf people: UCL launches new online deaf awareness course

According to the charity Action on Hearing Loss, one in six of us has a hearing loss – this will increase to one in five by 2035 (source). This means millions of people who need to work, access services, shop, enjoy entertainment and more may be experiencing barriers to doing so. Do you and your staff really understand what these barriers are and how you can help overcome them?