School of Health Sciences

Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore…

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ICAP funding award 2018

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to announce that we have been awarded HEE Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) funding to support clinicians to develop research skills in preparation for PhD or clinical doctoral research fellowship applications. The ICA programme is designed to enable delivery of the government strategy, Developing the Role of the…

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Nursing student’s epic hike in support of The Sussex Beacon

Nursing student Sammie Aplin is walking from Brighton to Devon over nine days, taking in the South Downs, New Forest and Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.  Sammie and partner Paul set off on Friday 13th July. The couple are raising money in support of Sussex Beacon,  the Brighton-based charity offering specialist care for people living with HIV….

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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.

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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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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Residents test new digital health technologies

Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer  is leading an exciting project exploring a number of digital technologies including smart medication dispensers, activity monitors, and falls detectors which can not only be carried around, but also be built into the home. Tenants of Leach Court in Kemp Town, Brighton, have volunteered to trial digital technologies You can read the…

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We’re celebrating International Women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web feature demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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