Chair of Council, Ieuan EllisThe Council of Deans of Health is the representative voice of UK university health faculties providing education and research for healthcare professionals. The Council has 85 member universities throughout the United Kingdom.

The Council plays an influential leadership role in improving health outcomes through its role in developing an expert health professional workforce and utilises its collective expertise to inform innovative educational practice and translational research.

Professor Ieuan Ellis, Chair

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Nine out of ten qualified nurses working in the NHS qualified in UK universitiesimage for did you know?

Direct access to allied health professional services can considerably reduce waiting times, improve satisfaction and empower patients to manage their own conditions.

With over 20,600 places commissioned in 2009, nursing and midwifery students are one of the largest student bodies in England.

The average entrant age of a nursing degree is over 25 and 17% are from black and ethnic minority backgrounds


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COD in the Media

This page shows the most recent press coverage and releases from the Council of Deans of Health. For further information about any of these news items, please contact Jan Durbridge


10 July 2013 Response to the Cavendish Review
9 July 2013 New research study with SfH launched on HE contribution to HCSW education
17 June 2013 Three nursing leaders honoured

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