School of Health Sciences

Podiatry graduate and NHS Chief Executive spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony

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…

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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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Goodbye Penny!

This August, we say goodbye to Dr Penny Lindley who will be taking her well earned retirement after nearly a decade in the School. Penny has held a variety of roles in her time with the University, and most recently has been Assistant Head of Schooland Programme Lead for Community Health Programmes. We will miss Penny but wish her all…

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Paramedic Practice – successful review by HCPC

We also received the excellent news this week that our Paramedic Practice BSc has been successfully reviewed by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).  The review was due to an increase in the numbers of students on the programme . The team have worked incredibly hard on establishing this programme and we are delighted with this re-approval. Professor Paula…

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