School of Health Sciences

Staff successes

Professor ANN MOORE was awarded a CBE for services to physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. She has been research lead for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy since December 2007. Ann has published extensively in…

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Greece trip to EKO refugee camp

LESLEY WHITE (Senior Lecturer in Acute Clinical Practice) recently used annual leave to work with refugees in North Greece in a military run camp with refugees cleared from a more inclusive and organised EKO camp. The military camps are large disused barns containing rows of tents housing thousands of refugees. Conditions in hot weather can…

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Brighton nurses answer cries for help

Harrowing accounts of life for refugees will be told by three University of Brighton graduate nurses who recently returned from a camp in Greece. Source: Brighton nurses answer cries for help

Nursing updates – March 2016

Penny Lindley worked with colleagues on putting together the school’s input to the consultation on nursing consultants, which we submitted ahead of the deadlines to the Council of Deans and Higher Education England. Colleagues in the nursing programmes, supported by professional services, have been working extremely hard to audit placements so we fully comply with…

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Skills for Health apprenticeship framework

We have mapped our  Health and Social Care Practice FDSc to the Skills for Health apprenticeship framework (health and social care), we are now an apprenticeship provider. Many thanks to Julian Seal for leading on this important work. This opens up funding for additional students over and above those already commissioned by HE KSS. We are…

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Mental health service user and carer group (CUSER) awarded £10,000 national lottery grant for training and development

The mental health service user and carer group (CUSER) have just been awarded a £10,000 grant from the national Lottery to provide training and technology to develop their work in contributing to the pre-registration programmes.      

School welcomes Professor Kate Galvin

The School of Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Professor Kate Galvin, she has provided a summary of her work as follows The core focus of my work concerns theory for nursing and for caring more generally. This is a programme of activity which aims to move through the chain of theory generation, to empirical…

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Managing Change – M level module

Overview The module is designed to help practitioners and managers develop insight and critical awareness of change management theories and frameworks, and their application to the organisational setting in leading and managing change. The students’ practice settings and experience will provide the context for learning.

Zambia nursing awards

Sussex philanthropist Michael Chowen presented awards to students who completed the first paediatric nursing course in Zambia.

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