School of Health Sciences

Managing Change M level module

This module aims to develop your insight into, and critical understanding of, change management theories/frameworks and their applicability to practice. Overview This module is designed to help practitioners develop their insight and critical awareness of change management theories. The outcomes are practice-based and the students’ practice settings and experience are utilised for learning and assessment…

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Physio student Bel becomes gig buddy for people with learning difficulties

Second year physiotherapy student Bel Chenciner has been volunteering for the charity Gig Buddies for just over a year, accompanying Becky Trigwell to local gigs. Gig buddies is a charity that pairs people with learning difficulties to adult volunteers who can take them out. Listen to the BBC interview here.  

Residents test new digital health technologies

Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer  is leading an exciting project exploring a number of digital technologies including smart medication dispensers, activity monitors, and falls detectors which can not only be carried around, but also be built into the home. Tenants of Leach Court in Kemp Town, Brighton, have volunteered to trial digital technologies You can read the…

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Women of impact: OT graduate commuting into success

Occupational Therapy (pre-reg) MSc graduate Lucy Russell is savouring success after she wrote a comedy play while commuting from her London home to the University’s campus in Eastbourne. Read the full story here.

Women of impact: OT graduate secures funding for new community hub

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) MSc graduate Luci Carnall-Moore, tells us about her inspiring journey which led to a new Community Hub which aims to promote social inclusion and cohesion. I completed my Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) training at Brighton University and I could not have comprehended at the time how much this would change and enrich my life….

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We’re celebrating International Women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web feature demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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New book launched to support UG nursing students learning on placement

Jessica Mills, Senior Lecturer – Nursing Academic Programme and Course Lead –  Nursing BSc(Hons) and Darren Brand, Senior Lecturer in adult nursing,  have recently published a new book, mapped closely to Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards, it is designed to support pre-registration nursing students on their placements.   Our undergraduate nursing students spend 50% of their course learning…

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Theo makes the Top 100 UK Nursing and Midwifery Social Media Leaders List

Congratulations to Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer, Nursing Course Leader MSc Health (Education/ Management) who has made it into the top 100 UK Nursing and Midwifery Social Media Leaders List at position 70. Theo said, Indeed whilst the list is ‘fluid’ and the positions fluctuate depending on the social media engagement, it is exciting to be in the…

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Eight members of staff receive their long service awards

Last week the University celebrated staff with long service. Eight SHS staff were eligible for the award, after 25+ years of working with the University or its constituent parts. During the ceremony they were awarded with the University of Brighton silver pin and a certificate. It was a lovely occasion and to see so many…

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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust rated good with outstanding features in latest CQC visit

Congratulations to our local Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust who were rated as good with outstanding features in some areas following their recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) visit by the chief inspector of hospitals. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, said: Inspection teams led by the independent Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited our inpatient units, specialist dental…

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