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A dedicated Health & Social Care Academy has been launched by the University of Bedfordshire in partnership with local councils and the local NHS Trusts.

The aim of the Academy is to establish itself as a centre of excellence in supporting and developing the health, social work and social care workforce across Bedfordshire and wider UK.

The Academy launched in March 2021 with the first in a series of academic events – a lecture hosted by Professor David Croisdale-Appleby, advisor to the Department of Health and expert in the integration of health and social care. The event was joined by 130 attendees, the majority of which were health and social care professionals.

Future speakers are set to include University staff Dr Suzella Palmer, Professor Michael Preston-Shoot, Professor Gurch Randhawa and Dr Louise Grant.

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