School of Health Sciences

Nursing graduate fair

Open to all year 2 and 3 nursing students and recent nursing graduates, our nursing graduate fair is an opportunity to meet employers and find out about nursing opportunities in local Trusts. The event is being held at the American Express Community Stadium on Wednesday 14th November from 11am until 2pm.  

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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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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New Year, New Career – become a nurse with Brighton in Jan 2018.

Nursing is a demanding career but in return it can give you real job satisfaction and a wide range of career opportunities, it takes commitment, intellectual ability, a desire to care for others, compassion and teamwork to be a nurse. At Brighton you will spend 50% of your time gaining professional experience through placements 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.

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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Centre for Health Research (CHR) celebration of research event

There is a first rate “line-up” of speakers, including the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris; Dr Will Farr from the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust; the Head of School, Professor Paula Kersten; Professor Kate Galvin; 20 staff presentations (oral and poster presentations), and welcome addresses from Dr Kay de Vries and Professor Phil Ashworth. Also, there…

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