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Policy and guidance

Our expertise

Here at the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU) we are at the forefront of addressing key issues faced by medical and healthcare organisations and regulators such as changes to workforce policies, wellbeing of healthcare staff and continuing fitness to practise.

We are a nimble and agile team that are well placed to undertake groundbreaking health professions education and workforce research.

Our range of experts are well placed to address key healthcare workforce questions across a range of issues faced by regulators, healthcare organisations, and professional bodies. We have been externally commissioned to work closely with a range of regulators tackling such issues.

Our expertise spans the broad spectrum of health professions education research, including:

  • Advanced quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Selection and retention
  • Professionalism
  • Realist evaluation
  • Systematic and realist literature reviews
  • Workplace learning
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Empathy
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Faculty development
  • Machine learning, data science and artificial intelligence

If you are looking for support and guidance to understand evidence-based approaches in healthcare education and workforce policy issues, please get in touch with us:

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We welcome enquiries about policy and guidance, collaborations, our research, tutor training, or opportunities to visit or study with us in the Health Professions Education Unit.