Study Skills for Health Students and Social Care Students helps students and practitioners to build confidence through developing the key skills required for both academic study and clinical practice.

Claire Craig introduces all the skills necessary to bridge the gap between study and practice, with a strong focus on the contextualization of skills and their transferability to the clinical setting. Fundamental skills and principles for researching, processing information, and for communicating and expressing findings are all covered.

It includes practical advice on:

organizing student learning; accessing support; recording ideas and information; expressing ideas verbally; expressing ideas in writing; working with others

Gaining your Dream Job

Gaining your dream job


Curriculum vitae: A document containing an overview of your academic and work history and your skills and attributes.

General Social Care Council: A non-departmental public body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of practice for social care workers.

Health Professions Council (HPC): An independent regulatory body concerned with maintaining professional standards of health practitioners in the UK. The HPC operates a registration policy for 13 professions which must be registered in order to practise.

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): The regulatory body concerned with maintaining the professional standards of nurses and midwives.

Personal specification: A document outlining the skills and attributes required for a post.

Professional registration: The process whereby a health professional demonstrates that they have met the requirements necessary to practise ...

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