Siobhan Melia, awarded a degree in podiatry by the University of Brighton 21 years ago spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony at the Brighton Centre last week, on Wednesday 26 July.
The Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust said she is humbled every day by her colleagues’ strive to go “above and beyond” for patients.
This week, more than 4,400 University of Brighton students graduated at our ceremonies at the Brighton Centre, which started on Tuesday (25 July). Students aged 19 – 79 and from over 90 countries dressed in gowns and mortarboards to collect their awards. Continue reading →
The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex is co-hosting the British Science Festival this year. The event, which is the longest, established science Festival in Europe takes place from 5th– 9th September and features an array of interesting events in an exciting daytime and evening programme.
University of Brighton 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 three to four times a year. It aims to help improve student knowledge, attitudes, empathy and care towards people with dementia and their caregivers. Continue reading →
The mental health service user and carer group (CUSER) have just been awarded a £10,000 grant from the national Lottery to provide training and technology to develop their work in contributing to the pre-registration programmes.