School of Health Sciences

World Congress Physical Therapists (WCPT)

Dr Hazel Horobin (pictured below) attended the World Congress of Physical Therapists (WCPT) held in Cape Town, South Africa last month. She delivered a platform presentation titled ‘A white physiotherapy curriculum?  Interpreting the experience of UK physiotherapy education through the perspective of critical race theory.’ and also a poster finding agency:  the response of indian physiotherapists to…

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Sustainability, Healthcare and You

Dr Theo Fotis (pictured) attended the “Sustainability, Healthcare and You” event which was held at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and was organised by the RCN Brighton and Hove Branch.

International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research conference (ISSTDR)

Senior research fellow, Natalie Edelman presented two posters at the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) conference in Rio last month (July). Right is a photo of Natalie with one of her posters which looked at statistical interactions in the association between substance use and report of multiple sexual partners by women aged 16-44…

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Successful nursing careers day

We held our second nursing careers day recently, and once again it was huge success. Both students and employers provided overwhelmingly positive feedback, with many saying it was a very encouraging, inspiring and enjoyable day.

Clearing 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow! If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey. Our Clearing hotline will be open on Thursday from 7am…

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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.

Leaders of the future

Three of our health students have been accepted for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme (SLP) to develop their skills and become leaders of the future in their respective professions. Stephanie Mott and Hannah Griffiths, are both studying Midwifery BSc(Hons) and Sarah Cottington is studying Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons).

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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