School of Health Sciences

Lucina birthing simulator mannequin

Lucina – our very special delivery has arrived

After months of anticipation, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Lucina, the School of Health Science’s very own birthing mannequin.

Podiatry students at The Leaf Hospital
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Podiatry success: from student to Senior Lecturer at 25 years old

At only 25, our very own University of Brighton, Podiatry BSc (Hons) graduate, Dao Tunprasert has been promoted to Senior Lecturer and for anyone who knows her; this is so well deserved!

Come visit us at our School of Health Sciences ‘Open Days’ in July

The School of Health Sciences teach a number of health courses over our two sites based in Falmer, Brighton and in Eastbourne. If you are thinking about studying with us, why not visit us to find out more to: find out all about your interested subject area talk to staff and the students who currently come here see the campus…

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Health student’s very important day to remember

    As representatives of the School of Health Sciences, Midwifery student, Kirsty Rowland and mental health nursing student Ben Horton were privileged to join the Florence Nightingale Foundation in London, at their Students’ Day.

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Brighton health students to help improve dementia care

Physiotherapy, occupational therapy,  paramedic and adult nursing students are set to take part in an award-winning programme Time for Dementia, to improve dementia care. The programme pairs families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare.  Families take part in the project over a period of two years, and are visited by a pair of students…

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Congratulations to The Brighton Midwifery Society who won BSU 2017 ‘Society of the Year’ award

What a fantastic event it was at the Brighton Student Union (BSU) Awards 2017 ceremony at Komedia Tuesday night. It was a incredible evening celebrating the very best in student volunteering, student representation and outstanding teaching.  With such great nominations in each category, it must have been a difficult decision to identify only one winner per category.

Pippa Hillen’s MoonWalk to help fight breast cancer

If you haven’t already sponsored Pippa Hillen’s moonwalking, dig deep into your pockets and your hearts to wish her well this weekend as she walking 26 miles to raise money to support the fight against breast cancer. This will be her 7th London Moonwalk and 5th London Full Moon (26.2 miles) walk, but it’s certainly…

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BSU Awards 2017 – Nominations for School of Health Sciences

Following the recent announcement by the Brighton Student Union (BSU) of the Union Awards for 2017, the School of Health Sciences (SHS) are pleased to announce that we have received the following nominations in the BSU Awards 2017:

Marian’s 100km night time ride to raise money for Women vs Cancer!

When most will be sleeping, on the night of 27th May 2017, University of Brighton, Academic Lead for Community Health, Marian Willmer, will be cycling 100km to raise money for Women Vs. Cancer! Marian was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2015 and shortly after had a succession of surgery, chemotherapy and finally radiotherapy in…

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The midwives’ calling to help expectant mothers in Tanzania

Two University of Brighton student midwives are appealing for funds so they can use their skills to help expectant mothers in Tanzania later this year. Second year students Amelia Hilsdon and Charlotte Hackett are already providing maternity care to the local community in Hastings and St Leonards and at the Conquest Hospital. They now plan…

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