School of Health Sciences

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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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!  If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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Graduate journey: from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive

Every graduate has a different journey, Siobhan Melia (Podiatry BSc, Podiatry MSc) tells us hers, from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

Inaugural Access and Healthcare Conference success in Eastbourne

On Wednesday 20 September, we welcomed over 70 students to the university’s first Health Sciences Access and Healthcare Conference at our Darley Road campus in Eastbourne. Delivered through the university’s Compact Plus Programme, students from partner local colleges benefitted from talks about applying to university, personal statements and student finance.   Student ambassadors from a variety of…

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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.

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.

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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