University of Bolton Jane Howarth

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University of Bolton Jane Howarth

Jane Elizabeth Howarth – Academic Group Leader Health and Community Studies
Teaching Responsibilities


I have been involved in the nursing profession since leaving school at 18. My professional background includes Adult Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting all of which was undertaken in the North West region. After graduating with a BSc  (Hons) in Health (Nursing)  I  completed an MSc in Health Professional Education and am recorded as a Lecturer with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. My currents studies and research interest involves Continuing Professional Development for nurses and its impact on patient care.

I joined the university in 2002 as part of the Health team and have experience in teaching and leading on all of the health and professional programmes. I am currently the Academic Group Leader of Health and Social Care; hence my teaching commitments are confined to dissertation supervision.

My academic interests include health professional education and continuing professional development.


Jane Howarth

Academic Group Leader Health and Community Studies


The demand for qualified health care professionals has never been greater. The NHS is changing at an unprecedented rate – and with over thirty years experience we anticipate and respond to the developments in the health, social care and a range of related sectors.

Our courses and programmes respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) which is at the heart of the career and pay progression strand of Agenda for Change.

Why are the requirements different for 2016/17 and 2017/18 entry?

The UCAS tariff has been updated, meaning that the new tariff will be used from September 2017 onwards. Although the points look a lot less, the grade boundaries are the same.

If you would like to know more about the changes to the UCAS tariff please see the information on the UCAS website.

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