Values based recruitment

University pre-registration programmes for health professionals are required to select their applicants using a ‘values based’ approach.

University pre-registration programmes for health professionals are required to select their applicants using a ‘values based’ approach. As part of this process, your UCAS personal statement should include evidence of your personal commitment to NHS values.  These are:

  • working together for patients
  • respect and dignity
  • commitment to quality of care
  • compassion
  • improving lives
  • everyone counts.

For further information see the NHS constitution

Professional standards

If you are applying for BSc Paramedic Practitioner you're also advised to consult the Health and Care Professions Council documents Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and Standards of Proficiency for Paramedics