Working on the frontline

Hosting a Nightingale Field Hospital, developing rapid Covid-19 tests, supporting students to graduate early and staff to return to work on the frontline and manufacturing PPE are just some of the many ways Alliance universities have supported the national effort to tackle the pandemic so far.

Alliance universities already play a vital role powering the NHS, training a significant proportion of the workforce and supporting local provision. And if we see an increased need for health services in the coming weeks, Alliance universities stand ready to once again mobilise their communities and hand over facilities and provisions to the front line