School of Health Sciences

New book launched to support UG nursing students learning on placement

Jessica Mills, Senior Lecturer – Nursing Academic Programme and Course Lead –  Nursing BSc(Hons) and Darren Brand, Senior Lecturer in adult nursing,  have recently published a new book, mapped closely to Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards, it is designed to support pre-registration nursing students on their placements.   Our undergraduate nursing students spend 50% of their course learning…

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Theo makes the Top 100 UK Nursing and Midwifery Social Media Leaders List

Congratulations to Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer, Nursing Course Leader MSc Health (Education/ Management) who has made it into the top 100 UK Nursing and Midwifery Social Media Leaders List at position 70. Theo said, Indeed whilst the list is ‘fluid’ and the positions fluctuate depending on the social media engagement, it is exciting to be in the…

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Eight members of staff receive their long service awards

Last week the University celebrated staff with long service. Eight SHS staff were eligible for the award, after 25+ years of working with the University or its constituent parts. During the ceremony they were awarded with the University of Brighton silver pin and a certificate. It was a lovely occasion and to see so many…

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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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Enter the Cosyfeet Occupational Therapy Award 2018 to win £1000

Entries are now invited for the Cosyfeet Occupational Therapy Award 2018. This £1000 award is open to qualified OTs or OT students planning to undertake voluntary work, a work placement or research, either in the UK or abroad. The winner’s application should demonstrate that their chosen project will develop their professional knowledge and skills while…

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