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Olympic Silver Medal for Cardiff University Physio Alumnus

22 September 2021

Tom Barras (BSc 2015), Cardiff University graduate, qualified Physiotherapist and Olympic Medallist has achieved more in his 27 years than some of us would hope to in a lifetime.

Physiotherapy lecturer is first to provide ‘Gold standard’ ultrasound guided Botox treatments for patients at home

20 September 2021

The practice of doing Botox injection using Ultrasound guidance is considered the gold standard as it is more accurate, provides better results and minimises risk of bleeding.

The impact of COVID-19 maternity service changes on pregnant women

14 July 2021

Professor Julia Sanders, Professor of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery at Cardiff University is part of the WRISK study team funded by The Wellcome Trust to explore pregnant women’s experiences of risk communication during pregnancy.

Professor Christine Bundy receives prestigious award

14 July 2021

Christine Bundy, Professor of Health Psychology & Behavioural Medicine receives annual award from the British Psychology Society's Division of Health Psychology.

Cardiff University remains leading healthcare education provider in Wales

9 July 2021

Cardiff University has won contracts from HEIW to deliver pre-registration healthcare education across a number of disciplines for a duration of up to 10 years.

Cardiff University partners with leading skincare company to develop a digital health app for people living with skin conditions

28 May 2021

The purpose of the app is to provide psychological support to people with skin conditions, helping them to build resilience and achieve goals for healthy living.

Wales Centre for Evidence Based Care to develop rapid evidence reviews for the new Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre

28 April 2021

The collaboration between the WCEBC and the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre begins in May 2021 and will extend over a two-year period.

Midwife and educator whose work has had ‘global impact’ receives national honour

16 March 2021

Grace Thomas receives prestigious Royal College of Midwives fellowship

The Cardiff University Midwifery Society go the extra mile to deliver kindness and support to women in maternity care

3 February 2021

The pro-active and thoughtful group have set up donation points where they collect gifts which are later distributed to women who are due to or have just given birth.

Nursing Team Launch New Educational Podcast

18 January 2021

In a world where our media is saturated with health data and statistics, the podcast aims to take the listener's attention away from the numbers and on to the people.

Professor Daniel Kelly receives OBE for his services to Cancer Care Research and Education, Nationally and Internationally

8 January 2021

Professor Kelly is hugely recognised for his long-standing research career and for his position as Chair of Nursing Research at the Royal College of Nursing. We talk to him about his recent and well-deserving achievement.

Professor Anthony Campbell and Professor Barbara Chadwick

New Year’s Honours

8 January 2021

Members of the University community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

COV-Ed nurse study launches

4 December 2020

A new UK wide study is launched this week that examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted second and third year student nurses.

Nurse and patient holding hands

Improving cancer care in Wales and beyond

17 November 2020

The School of Healthcare Sciences and Velindre University NHS Trust have joined in partnership to grow research and develop a recognised centre of excellence in respect of Nursing, Allied Health Professional & Healthcare Scientist Research in cancer care & research in Wales and beyond.

Professor Dianne Watkins receives OBE in Queen’s Honours List

14 October 2020

Professor Dianne Watkins, Professor of Public Health Nursing at School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, has been awarded an OBE for her services to Nursing Education and Research.

Cardiff University researchers support the development of software set to revolutionise physiotherapy

19 June 2020

Researchers from the School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University have joined forces with The Open University (OU) to develop free software...

League table success for health professions

10 June 2020

Cardiff University, School of Healthcare Sciences has cemented its place as one of the leading institutions for its health subjects in Wales and in the UK.

New Proton Beam Therapy upgrade for Radiotherapy facilities

13 May 2020

The School of Healthcare Sciences has become the first institution in the UK to add Proton Therapy simulated technology to its impressive radiotherapy facilities

Lung ultrasound image

Cardiff leads way on lung ultrasound for management of Covid-19

13 May 2020

Cardiff University first to report early evidence and guidance for ‘critical’ use of ultrasound

Cardiff University Nursing Student is shortlisted for the Student Nurse of the Year Award

11 May 2020

Second year Mental Health Nursing Student, Jodie Gornall has been shortlisted for the Student Nursing Times, Student Nurse of the Year Award (Mental Health).