The General Medical Council has granted degree-awarding powers to Lancaster Medical School.
Lancaster Medical School graduate Joe McAleer has won a Clinician of the Year from the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT.
Dr Rachel Isba has been appointed as Head of Lancaster Medical School.
Lancaster University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have been successful in their joint application for a Medical Research Council (MRC) Translational and Quantitative Skills Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) in Global Health.
Students taking part in the survey gave Lancaster a 97% overall satisfaction rating in the category for Medicine and Dentistry, just 1% behind the leading four institutions all on 98%.