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Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice

About the department

We support undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of key healthcare subjects including paramedicine, physiotherapy, operating department practice, advanced practice, specialist community nursing, non-medical prescribing and endoscopy.

You'll be taught by staff who are experts in their field, ensuring you receive the best possible learning experience.

Head of department

Nicola Credland

Mrs Nicola Credland


Our courses

Our highly-qualified, experienced staff work with local health care providers to deliver a range of innovative and relevant courses in some of the UK's most advanced facilities.

Our £28-million new Health Campus is one of the finest training environments in the country, and its quality is matched by the breadth of the courses we offer.


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Outstanding facilities

Boasting a simulated operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit, our new £28-million Health Campus is a phenomenal resource for our students. You’ll train in a real-life setting from the start – giving you the skills and confidence to easily transition into a clinical setting.

Our community

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Paramedic Science on-demand

Watch: Join lecturer John McKenzie and current student Grace for a taster session and find out more about Paramedic Science at Hull.

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MSc in Advanced Practice

Designed to meet the demand for advanced practice studies in health and social care, our MSc in Advanced Practice programme provides the next step in career progression and academic development.

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Clinical Placements

Clinical placements from year one give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Our people

The department is a vibrant community of extremely talented staff and students, who collaborate to craft some incredibly creative work.

staff members in the Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice, arranged alphabetically by last name


The department is a very clinically focused one with strong practitioners and enthusiastic staff who want to actively develop into researchers. Our team includes Early Career Researchers, creating opportunities to engage in and develop new research.

Learn in the cutting-edge facilities of our award-winning new Allam Medical Building on this programme which boasts a 100% employability rating.
Learn front-line care through a combination of classroom theory, online learning and clinical placements.
Clinical placements from year one give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.


Percentage of students from this subject area in work or further study within six months of graduating: UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018