Plymouth’s medical school earns degree-awarding power
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) can now award medical degrees in its own right after successfully completing an accreditation process with the General Medical Council (GMC).
New iPads to help medical students learn anytime, anywhere
Medical students in the clinical stage of their degree, years three to five, at PUPSMD are being offered an enhanced assessment and learning experience thanks to the introduction of 240 new iPads.
Additional training places in Torbay for University of Plymouth medical students
Plymouth University news: Following the announcement of extra medical school places across the country, more University of Plymouth medical student placements are to be made available at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Why do medics from certain groups perform better or worse than others in the same assessment?
Plymouth University news: The General Medical Council commissioned CAMERA at Plymouth University to compile a report to identify why medics from different backgrounds do better or worse than others on the same assessment
Virtual dissection table a first for Plymouth medical and dental schools
Plymouth University news: Resembling a large tablet, the state-of-the-art virtual dissection table will be used in the teaching of medical, dental and physician associate students.
Professor Mary Watkins to become Peer in the House of Lords
Plymouth University news: Professor Mary Watkins, formerly Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Plymouth University and currently on the Board of Governors, has been made a member of the House of Lords.
Medical school gets seal of approval
Plymouth University news: A General Medical Council (GMC) report, taken from interviews with staff and students, states that "the quality of medical education was found to be high"
W(h)ither the NHS?
Plymouth University news: The founding Dean of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry is to give a prestigious lecture in Cornwall to discuss the future of healthcare
Work underway on £14 million health and medical research facility
Plymouth University news: The first turf has been cut at a life changing £14 million health and medical research facility at Plymouth University
New Clinical Skills Coordinator for Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery years 3 to 5
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry appoints Mr Mark Coleman, a general surgeon specialising in colorectal and laparoscopic surgery at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust