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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

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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).

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Cardiff University’s WHOCC launch WHO Midwifery Assessment Tool for Education

5 May 2020

MATE provides an evidence-based guide for countries wishing to develop and strengthen their midwifery education and policies.

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Research highlights concerns of UK nurses and midwives over Covid-19

28 April 2020

A third of respondents to wide-ranging survey report symptoms of depression and anxiety

Cardiff University launch platform to help manage back pain in the workplace and whilst working from home

14 April 2020

BACK-on-LINETM is a digital online platform designed to help people better manage low back pain in the workplace and whilst working from home.

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Playing our part in the fight against COVID-19

27 March 2020

A team of Cardiff University lecturers, tutors and technicians has started to deliver critical care training for Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Dr Mohammad Al-Amri talks to BBC Radio Wales about his Virtual Reality research

12 February 2020

The programme hosted by Adam Walton discussed the use of virtual reality to support patients and staff.

YMCA Awards

Nursing Student wins prestigious YMCA award

8 January 2020

School of Healthcare Sciences’ student, Jessica Whelan, has been crowned ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ at the YMCA national youth awards ceremony.

Super Science Saturday

29 October 2019

To celebrate Earth Science and Biology Week 2019 the National Museum Cardiff scientists teamed up with scientists from Cardiff University to bring the public a fantastic day full of interesting things to discover and do.

Mela event

Nursing students discuss all things 'organ donation' at Mela

22 October 2019

Working with Believe Organ Donation Support & NHS Blood and Transplant, the healthcare team educated attendees to the event about organ donation.

Healthcare subjects achieve number 1 in Wales and Top 10 in the UK

15 October 2019

Cardiff University, School of Healthcare Sciences has achieved 1st place in Wales and top 10 in the UK for Physiotherapy, Nursing, Radiography and Subject allied to Medicine in the Times Good University Guide 2020.

Virtual Road World app

Dr Catherine Purcell creates app to educate children about road safety

8 October 2019

The app ‘Virtual Road World’, which is mainly targeted at seven to nine-year olds, teaches how to cross a road safely.

ECCO Summit 2019

Professor Daniel Kelly unveils European resolution aimed at eradicating HPV by 2030

2 October 2019

Professor Daniel Kelly chaired the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) Summit in Brussels which unanimously endorsed a resolution aimed at eradicating the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Students and staff raise awareness on World Sepsis Day

16 September 2019

Last Friday, nursing students and staff from the School of Healthcare Sciences took part in an event to mark World Sepsis Day.

Recognising and celebrating excellence in practice

10 September 2019

Last week, the School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, hosted an Awards afternoon tea to celebrate the successful partnerships the School holds with Clinical Practice.

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The BBRCVA welcomes its International Scientific Advisory Board to Cardiff

2 September 2019

The Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre Versus Arthritis (BBRCVA), funded by Versus Arthritis and Cardiff University is hosting an International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting over two days.

Butetown Mile fun run 2019

On your marks, get set, run!

27 August 2019

The sun was shining on Sunday as runners of all ages and abilities took part in the Butetown Mile