School of Health Sciences

Podiatry graduate Sam is an inspiration!

As we congratulate all our graduating students this week, it is always with great pride as so many have inspirational stories of their journey.  Sam Davies is one of our inspirational graduates achieving a 2 -2 in Podiatry BSc after travelling a gruelling six hours a day from her home in Portsmouth whilst raising a son and…

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Podiatry student highly commended at Bee purple innovations competition

Sarah Brown (final year podiatry student) submitted her business case for this years’ Bee purple innovations completion and was awarded a ‘highly commended’ with a £100 prize. Sarah’s idea remains in development, but is designed to provide an earlier diagnosis for Charcot foot, which remains an under-diagnosed and poorly understood complication of the insensitive foot,…

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Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!

Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!  The NHS values are the heart of all our health courses.  We recognise that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients are embedded in our curriculum.  We are extremely proud to work closely with our local and regional…

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Appeal for parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research

We are appealing to parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research which is aimed at improving our understanding of the development of children’s feet. Volunteers will each receive £20 Love2Shop gift vouchers each time they visit our baby space at the Eastbourne campus where their feet will be looked at using state-of-the-art technology…

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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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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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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!  If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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Podiatry taster day a success

On 6 November as part of the Compact Plus Programme, the podiatry taster day took place at the Leaf Hospital in Eastbourne.  Students from local colleges took part in talks, made a plaster cast of their feet, carried out an examination of a cadaver in the anatomy lab and had a tour of the clinic with…

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Graduate journey: from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive

Every graduate has a different journey, Siobhan Melia (Podiatry BSc, Podiatry MSc) tells us hers, from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

Excellence in Learning and Teaching – SHS award winners

The university’s annual awards for learning and teaching were announced at this year’s Learning and Teaching conference.

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