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For patients

One of the most powerful contributions made by the universities to our local area is the longstanding relationship we have with the hospitals, GP surgeries and healthcare practices of Nottingham.

For patients

See how Malcolm has benefitted from a pioneering diagnosis pathway developed at the University of Nottingham 

Close up of a fibroscan being carried out on Malcolm’s abdomen
Malcom sitting in hospital, talking to a healthcare professional

“Being a part of this pioneering project has given me extra years of normal life before I needed a transplant. It’s now helping keep other people across southern Nottinghamshire healthy.”

Malcolm Graham

Explore the impact of the universities in more detail

Our students undertake 27,000 hours of medical placements locally each year


specialist medical staff working in the local community trained at our universities in the last three years

In the last five years, we have delivered more than 250 research projects addressing local healthcare challenges in partnership with local NHS providers including hospitals and GPs

Volunteer students at the University of Nottingham are trained by the ambulance service to provide ‘first responder’ coverage. In 2018, the volunteers attended 1,056 jobs and gave lifesaving medical support