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Health academics must not be sidelined

1 April 2011 | last updated: 17 November 2015

UCU has warned that healthcare training could be put at risk if academics are sidelined.

Responding in March 2011 to the Department of Health's Liberating the NHS consultation, UCU said the report had failed to recognise the crucial role academic, clinical and research staff at universities play in developing the healthcare workforce:

Liberating the NHS: Developing the healthcare workforce, UCU consultation response, Mar 11 [93kb]