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Research Launch

Launch of the School of Healthcare Science's new research strategy

11 February 2015

Research focus puts patients and families at the heart

HRH The Princess Royal

A royal visit to celebrate 50 years of OT education in Wales

29 January 2015

HRH The Princess Royal visited Healthcare Sciences to celebrate this important milestone

Richard Parks: Race to Pole

Sports Physiotherapy Goes Xtreme

9 January 2015

The work of a physiotherapist travelling with an extreme athlete is broader than the typical role you may think a physiotherapist does. It includes operational and psychological support as well as the more traditional aspects of treating injuries or helping with things like muscle soreness

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Exploring global opportunities

7 January 2015

Healthcare Sciences' launches international student mobility fair

REF 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014 Results

17 December 2014

The sustained excellence of our world-leading interdisciplinary health research has resulted in Cardiff being ranked among the very best in the UK.

Billie Hunter Lecture Tour Conference Committee

Healthcare Sciences' Professor returns from Sydney Lecture Tour

3 December 2014

Professor Billie Hunter was sponsored by the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) for Women and Babies to do a Lecture Tour in Sydney, Australia

Prof Lesley Lowes

Congratulations to Healthcare Sciences’ Professor Lesley Lowes for winning a NOTY 2014 award

20 November 2014

Professor Lesley Lowes won the Research in Nursing Award at last night’s RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year awards

Prof Molly Courtenay

Welcome to Healthcare Sciences’ new professor, Molly Courtenay

20 November 2014

Professor Molly Courtenay joined the School this month, bringing with her a wealth of expertise in prescribing, medicines management and the development of advanced practice.

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Healthcare's Dr Ben Hannigan presents at the Third European Festival of Psychiatric Nursing

18 November 2014

Dr Ben Hannigan, Reader in Mental Health Nursing, presented two papers at the recent European Festival of Psychiatric Nursing.

School of Healthcare Sciences staff, students and associates presented papers at at the first Tŷ Hafan Children's Hospice research and innovation conference, which took place at the Vale Resort on the 14th of October 2014.   Around 50 people attended Tŷ Hafan’s inaugural research and innovation conference, which focused on research into the care of children and young people with life limiting and life threatening conditions.   Professor Daniel  Kelly, the School's Director of Research and lead for the Innovation, Improvement and Engagement theme, presented findings from an ethnographic study in a paediatric oncology ward and highlighted coping mechanisms and emotional control among children and their parents.   Jane Davies, PhD student and Senior Lecturer at the School of Healthcare Sciences, also discussed her doctoral research on decision making in teenagers and young adults.  Dr Mia Nelson, Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, presented an associated study on transition from active to palliative care in paediatric oncology.  Mandy Brimble, Lead Practitioner for Education and Research at Ty Hafan and Professional Doctoral Student at the School of Healthcare Sciences presented an evaluation of the Ty Hafan fathers’ support group.  Other presentations included the ethics of researching and ‘experimenting’ on children in scientific research RCTs by Richard Hein, Consultant and Lead Clinician in Paediatric Palliative Medicine; and transition to adult palliative care by Aaron Wyn Pritchard, Research Support Officer at Bangor University.  Tŷ Hafan is one of the UK’s leading paediatric palliative care charities and offers the only children’s hospice service in south Wales.For further information please visit their website. http://www.tyhafan.org/

School of Healthcare Sciences supports inaugural Ty Hafan conference

30 October 2014

School of Healthcare Sciences staff, students and associates presented papers at at the first Tŷ Hafan Children's Hospice research and innovation conference, which took place at the Vale Resort on the 14th of October 2014.