Bristol is leading the way in developing innovative teaching
tools for medical sciences, thanks to schemes created by the
Applied and Integrated Medical Sciences
Centre for Excellence in Teaching and
Our popular MB ChB programme is developed in partnership with the
NHS, offering you real-life training in clinical Academies across
the South West. The programme will equip you with the clinical, communication
and leadership skills for your career as a medical practitioner.
Professor Peter Fleming is hailed as a UK
science pioneer thanks to the Back to Sleep
campaign, which advised parents on how to avoid
the risk of cot death. Up until two decades ago,
cot death claimed the lives of 2,000 babies in the
UK every year; that number has since been reduced by 80 per cent.
More about Professor Peter Fleming
What is it like to be a doctor?
"Whilst studying medicine I was deluged with new exciting experiences every month if not every day."
Here, our teachers and clinicians describe what being a doctor means to them.
Watch our interviews with Professor Peter Mathieson and his patients at Southmead Hospital. They discuss the essential qualities of a good doctor and the rewards of working in the profession. Peter also gives an insight into how he chose his specialty.