School of Health Sciences

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Gender equality award

The School of Health Sciences, School of Art and School of Media have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze award recognises the steps that the Schools have…

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Becky Chard

Bringing the personal touch to frontline community care

Becky was working away on placement as part of her apprenticeship with the University of Brighton when she was recalled to her main role at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is now taking on extra responsibilities to support more senior healthcare colleagues, which include making phone calls and…

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Dr Chris Cocking

Dr Chris Cocking discusses social distancing

School of Health Sciences Principal Lecturer, Dr Chris Cocking, discusses social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic and how the public has responded positively to the measures. Watch the podcast below: ​ You can also listen to an audio podcast on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/university-of-brighton/episodes/Social-Distancing-Dr-Chris-Cocking-ecrtgb, via Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your usual podcast app – just search University…

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Podcast: Dr Nita Muir

Dr Nita Muir, our Academic Lead for nursing discusses how our students are contributing to treating patients affected by the coronavirus pandemic – and talks about our nursing offer. Nita also talks about routes into nursing and the nation’s public display of support for the NHS. ​You can listen via most podcast apps – like…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Dr Angie Hart in her garden wearing sunglasses

Podcast: Resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

In this week’s University of Brighton podcast we’ve been speaking to Professor Angie Hart, Director of the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice based in the School of Health Sciences. The podcast is on resilience during the coronavirus pandemic and the positive effect resilience can have on mental wellbeing. Dr Hart talks about how ‘resilient…

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They’re future leaders in health

Two University of Brighton students have received national recognition as potential healthcare leaders of the future. Sam Mcneff, studying Nursing (child) BSc, and Hannah Roberts, Nursing BSc (mental health), have been accepted for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme to further develop skills to become leaders in their specialisms. The programme is…

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Abi Woodhams with colleagues in Nepal

How I came to really appreciate the NHS

A University of Brighton student nurse worked a two-week placement abroad and what she encountered “made me value every aspect of the NHS”. Abi Woodhams, studying Nursing (Adult) BSc(Hons), said she thoroughly enjoyed her two-week elective in a Nepalese hospital and learned a great deal – and quickly came to realise just how good the…

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Brighton student’s quest for healthier feet

A School of Health Sciences student is helping develop what will be Pakistan’s first podiatry service for treating foot disorders. Humeira Parvaiz, in her final year of her Podiatry MSc pre-registration course at the University of Brighton’s Eastbourne campus, cut the ribbon for the first stages of developing the Institute of Podiatry in Pakistan where…

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Elaine and Madeleine

Celebrations for our first accelerated Podiatry (Pre-Registration) MSc graduates

1,000 University of Brighton students are graduating today, 7 February, and for two, it will be a double celebration. Madeleine Tait and Elaine Bong are the first to graduate under the University’s accelerated pre-registration MSc podiatry validation programme – and they’ve had their dissertation published in a journal. Their thesis called on podiatrists, physiotherapists, and…

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