School of Health Sciences

Staff successes

NIGEL SHERIFF was an invited speaker for a Public Health Wales seminar to discuss the EC Health4LGBTI project on 22nd July. The Seminar aimed to : Raise awareness and understanding of LGBT health Learn more about the present and evolving evidence related to LGBT health Identify priorities for both future research and future practice As part…

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Postgraduate student prize

The postgraduate prize has been awarded for the second consecutive year to a student graduating from the Advanced Nurse Practitioner MSc. WENDY BRAMPTON, a nurse-sonographer working at theAdvanced Nurse Practitioner MSc overcame adversity to achieve a distinction in her dissertation. Wendy’s thesis developed a protocol for care of women with Caesarean Scar Pregnancy; a rare but life-threatening condition that…

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Annual Green Week

Next week is the university’s annual Green Week, and there are lots of events and initiatives to get involved with across all campuses.  See the full calendar of events here. There are c-change roadshows in Hasting (Monday), Falmer (Thursday) and Eastbourne (Friday); the c-change team would like to encourage you to go along, say hi,…

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Staff spotlight, July 2016

Charlene Tanton, Campus Timetabling Officer Work days/hours: Mon-Fri 08:00 -16:00 1. How long have you worked in SHS? Six weeks… 2. What do you like best about your job? I enjoy the problem solving aspect of timetabling most of all. It is like trying to solve a giant 3D puzzle without always knowing what the end result is going to look like.

General practice nursing star awards

Five of our recent Introduction to General Practice Nursing students were awarded the ‘Living our Values’ award at the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) star awards night in late June. The students are HELEN GRIGOR (Judges Close Surgery), HOLLY VIVIAN (Moatfield Road Surgery), SARAH MCGARRY (Langley Corner Surgery), CHLOE CHAMBERS (Cuckfield Surgery), LISA DAVIS (Southwater Surgery).

Starters and Leavers – July 2016

RICHARD LANE, admin assistant is on an extended period of leave from 19th July and will not be back until 19th October. NICKY EDWARDS, programme administrator will be covering Rich’s role during this time. Nicky will only be here one day a week in August but from September will be covering the whole of his hours until his return. LAURA GWILLIAM  has joined the administrative team…

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New website for Eastbourne Prostate Cancer Support Group

Thanks to the expertise of senior lecturer SIMON WHIFFIN, an Eastbourne Prostate Cancer Support Group now has a new website to enhance its digital engagement.

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Japanese Physiotherapy Congress

In May COLIN PATERSON Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, was invited to Japan to provide a Keynote presentation at the Japanese Physiotherapy Congress in Sapporo. 

Midwifery student conference

A one day conference organised and led by midwifery students was held at Falmer on the 22nd July. This very successful day saw a range of speakers and workshops, including BARONESS JULIA CUMBERLEGE speaking about the recent Better Births national report on the future of the maternity services.

Congratulations to the class of 2016

A week of awards ceremonies that will see more than 5,000 students from 71 countries graduate from the University of Brighton kicks off on Monday 25 July. Source: Congratulations to the class of 2016

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