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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 Hydref 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.

A new study by members of the Innovation, Improvement and Engagement research theme has been funded by Welsh Government. The study will provide an appraisal of published nurse staffing research, and will investigate the historical and current measures used to set and monitor nurse staffing levels in adult acute services in Local Health Boards in NHS Wales. The study is led by Professor Daniel Kelly & Dr Aled Jones, with other members of the research team Dr Tom Powell, Dr Sonia Vougioukalou and Mary Lynch.  The study will report in 2015.

Cardiff University awarded grant to undertake research into nurse staffing levels

27 Hydref 2014

The Welsh Government is funding new research into nurse staffing levels, to be undertaken by researchers from the School of Healthcare Sciences. 

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Healthcare Sciences hosts its first annual Undergraduate Conference

22 Hydref 2014

On Wednesday 22nd October over 250 students and staff from the School of Healthcare Sciences gathered in Cardiff Museum for the first annual conference for undergraduate students.

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Celebrating Cardiff’s success at the Institute of Medical Illustrators’ awards

12 Hydref 2014

Congratulations to Amy Lake, Programme Manager for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Photography, who has won the Norman K. Harrison Medal at this year's Institute of Medical Illustration awards.

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Healthcare Sciences at the European Huntington's Disease Network Conference 2014

7 Hydref 2014

Professor Monica Busse-Morris presented physiotherapy guidance for sufferers of Huntington's Disease

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Healthcare Sciences lecturer is Wales' first physiotherapist independent prescriber

24 Medi 2014

A Healthcare Sciences lecturer is the first practicing physiotherapist in Walesto be given the green light to prescribe medicines to patients without the need for a doctors countersignature.

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Physiotherapy at Cardiff best in the UK

23 Medi 2014

The School of Healthcare Sciences has been ranked best in the UK for physiotherapy, according to The Sunday Times University Guide 2015.

New international clinical practice guideline for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment

9 Medi 2014

The School’s Dr Ray Samuriwo was one of wound healing experts from across the world that were involved in updating the international guidelines for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.

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GW4 Communication for Collaboration Research Event

9 Medi 2014

Healthcare Sciences' Jane Davies was chosen to be one of 15 researchers from Cardiff University to attend the GW4 Communication for Collaboration workshop

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School of Healthcare Sciences at the Commonwealth Games

24 Gorffennaf 2014

Members of the UK's top school for physiotherapy will be lending their expertise and support in Glasgow.

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RCN publish guide for specialist nurses and advanced nurse practitioners working with children and young people

24 Gorffennaf 2014

Healthcare’s Dr David Clarke has contributed to the development of specific guidance for nurses involved in the healthcare of children and young people

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Professor Lesley Lowes nominated for Quality in Care award

22 Gorffennaf 2014

Professor Lesley Lowes has been nominated as a finalist in the Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes 2014 Awards for her DECIDE campaign

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Dr Sally Anstey wins Personal Tutor of the Year

20 Mehefin 2014

Dr Sally Anstey, Lecturer at the School of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded ‘Personal Tutor of the Year’ at Cardiff University’s Enriching Student Life Awards 2014.

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Cardiff No 1 for Physiotherapy in the UK

13 Mai 2014

Complete University Guide 2015 ranks Cardiff’s Physiotherapy BSc course as number one for second year running.

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MSc student leads AED campaign

29 Ebrill 2014

MSc Advanced Practice student Phil Hill is campaigning for new defibrillator legislation

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Midwifery Students Awarded Iolanthe Trust Funding

23 Ebrill 2014

Two of the School's midwifery students have been awarded funding for overseas travel by the Iolanthe Midwifery Trust

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Children’s Clinic a First for UK

4 Ebrill 2014

A new Occupational Therapy Clinic specialising in children with developmental difficulties opened at Cardiff University on the morning of 4th April 2014.

Cardiff student nominated for Student Midwife of the Year

20 Mawrth 2014

Becky Westbury, a 3rd-year midwifery student, has been short-listed for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2014 in the Student Midwife of the Year category.

Cardiff University midwifery students launch the Cardiff Midwifery society

CY RCM Wales office opening and Midsoc launch

20 Mawrth 2014

On Thursday 20th February 2014, the Royal College of Midwives Wales officially opened their new offices in Eastgate House, Cardiff.

Physiotherapy student named student rep of the year

18 Mawrth 2014

Physiotherapy student Rhys Hughes has been voted 2014 Student Representative of the year by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.