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Welcome to the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine, one of the largest providers of health, social care and medicine education in the North West of England.

Our award-winning Ormskirk campus combines 160 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with cutting-edge modern architecture, including our new £14 million Student Hub. The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is housed in a £14 million purpose-built building with some of the best facilities for health and social care students in the country. The teaching and learning resources provide leading edge clinical skills facilities and ward stimulations with industry standard equipment to give students as realistic a learning experience as possible.

Whilst the Faculty’s main base is at Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk campus, we also have bases at Aintree University HospitalSt James’ Manchester, and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The Faculty’s Postgraduate Centre at Aintree Hospital has undergone a complete refurbishment to provide a dedicated base for health and social care professionals undertaking professional development study.

Our schools

Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Gain practical skills

With a multi-million-pound investment, the Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre has been designed to be both flexible and adaptable, and meet today and tomorrow’s needs. Use the facilities to learn necessary skills for your chosen course and take part in a range of simulation scenarios. These scenarios are designed to replicate real-world conditions and enable you to safely practice situations that you might be confronted with on placement or when qualified.

Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Things you should know

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD for health and social care practitioners

Our wide range of CPD modules below can be studied individually or as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate award.

Discover professional development opportunities


Student who swapped digital marketing for midwifery recognised with award

An aspiring midwife who swapped a career in digital marketing for helping pregnant women has been recognised for her commitment to the profession.

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Student nurses practice recording patient information in the clinical skills suite.

Edge Hill student elected to strengthen the voice of nursing students

An adult nursing student from Edge Hill University has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Royal College of Nurses (RCN) Students Committee and wants to tackle the lack of inclusivity within nursing.

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Staff and students shortlisted for Student Nursing Times Awards

Staff and students at Edge Hill University have been shortlisted for five prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Edge Hill alumni reverse roles in the Medical School classroom

Two Edge Hill University alumni have transitioned from being on one side of the lecture theatre to the other.

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Edge Hill celebrates five years of training nursing associates 

Edge Hill University has reached a major milestone in its partnership with Health Education England (HEE) to boost NHS nursing teams across the North West. 

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Edge Hill partners with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Edge Hill University has launched a new partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) to drive forward medical research and training.

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Edge Hill’s Medical School celebrates as its first MSc Physician Associates graduate

Edge Hill University’s first cohort of MSc Physician Associate graduates are celebrating their achievements, having made it through the pandemic and securing jobs in the NHS. 

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Masters nursing graduate celebrates double win with special award and distinction

Dedicated adult nursing graduate Nsiku Banda is celebrating after winning a special award and a distinction for his Masters from Edge Hill University.

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Mayor of Greater Manchester thanks Edge Hill’s health students at Oxford Street Campus

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham visited Edge Hill University’s Paramedic, Nurse Paramedic and Operating Department Practice students to personally thank them for their hard work during the pandemic. 

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Fitness to Practise

Fitness to practise means that all applicants to health care programmes must demonstrate they have sufficient good health and good character for safe and effective practise

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Ormskirk campus

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine
Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP

Aintree campus

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Edge Hill University, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Road, Liverpool, L9 7AL

Manchester campus

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Edge Hill University, St James’ House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EG

Alder Hey campus

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Institute in The Park, Alder Hey Hospital, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP