School of Health Sciences

Healthy Futures 2018

Last week, as the celebrations for the NHS’s 70th birthday drew to a close, academics from across the university came together to share innovative ideas about health at our Healthy Futures event. Dr Nigel Sheriff, Principal Research Fellow represented the School of Health Sciences and delivered a presentation on HIV: Fast-track to prevention, raising attention to…

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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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Seal of approval for our robotic pup

Robotic seals that respond to touch and speech are a step closer to being introduced onto dementia wards following new research. Read the full article here.

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My experience as an Occupational therapy (Pre-registration) MSc student

If you want to know what its like studying Occupational Therapy at Brighton, Kevin Prince Stephen is one of our Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc graduates, and he has shared his experience with us….. My experience as an MSc Occupational therapy student ‘Going to university is always a nerve-wrecking experience, regardless of it being your first…

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Theo named as one of the top 50 healthcare IT leaders in Europe

Congratulations to Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer and Course leader of our Health and Management MSc who has been named as one of the top 50 healthcare leaders in Europe. You can read the full article here.    

Appeal for parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research

We are appealing to parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research which is aimed at improving our understanding of the development of children’s feet. Volunteers will each receive £20 Love2Shop gift vouchers each time they visit our baby space at the Eastbourne campus where their feet will be looked at using state-of-the-art technology…

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As sugar tax launches later this week, research finds meal deal loophole as students seek value for money

As the UK Government launches it’s new sugar tax later this week (in April), our research has highlighted a potential loophole with meal deals as students are likely to choose the most expensive drink, and therefore the one with the highest content of sugar to ensure value for money. Carol Williams, Principal Lecturer and public…

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What it takes to be a nurse

A good nurse is assertive enough to withstand pressures and yet remains completely compassionate to their patients. That’s the view of Rebecca Wilkinson who has been shortlisted for a Student Nursing Times Award 2018. Rebecca, who graduated with a First Class BSc(Hons) degree in Adult Nursing last month (Feb, 2018), is a finalist in the Student…

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We’ve won £4.2m for new nursing apprenticeships

We have won a contract for over £4 million to provide higher apprenticeships for the new role of Nursing Associate, bridging the gap between nursing assistants and Registered Nurses. We welcomed the first new apprenticeships to the school this week and they will spend around 40 per cent of their working time attending taught sessions or…

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