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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).

Hcare WSD 2019

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.

BBRCVA

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

Project success - OT students working with young people

Project success for our Occupational Therapy students

5 August 2019

Occupational Therapy students from Cardiff University have recently taken part in a week-long domestic life skills project, funded by BBC Cymru Children in Need...

Students and staff at the launch of the British Transplant Games 2019

Students and staff take part in the launch of The British Transplant Games

24 July 2019

Students and staff sang in the Believe Organ Donation Support Choir alongside people whose lives have been impacted by organ donation.

Midwifery Professor receives prestigious Fellowship

26 June 2019

The Royal College Midwives (RCM) has awarded Cardiff University midwife and Professor Julia Sanders with an RCM fellowship.

Physiotherapy students support the Touch Rugby World Cup in Malaysia

13 June 2019

Cardiff University staff and students recently travelled to Malaysia to support five Welsh touch rugby teams at the Touch World Cup in Malaysia.

Operating Department Practitioners teach the public life saving skills

29 May 2019

On Tuesday 14 May 2019 Cardiff University teamed up with National Museum Cardiff to help celebrate Operating Department Practitioners (ODP) day by holding our first pop-up CPR challenge.

Girl with globe

Taking midwifery overseas

24 May 2019

We asked our midwifery student, Natalie Dibsdale how she got funding to travel to Namibia during this summer to undertake a placement abroad in Namibia.

Think globally, act locally

23 May 2019

The Wales Centre for Evidence Based Care (WCEBC) recently held over the space of a week, a series of events to highlight real world challenges that can occur when implementing synthesised evidence locally.

Winning the award for SCPHN

The winners of the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 have been crowned

7 May 2019

The Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programme, School of Healthcare Sciences from Cardiff University was announced as the deserving winner of the Nurse Education Provider (Post-registration) at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019.

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Ranking success

1 May 2019

Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020

Activity for the homeless

17 April 2019

A group of Cardiff University physiotherapy students are encouraging healthy activity for those who are homeless and vulnerably housed in and around Cardiff.

Pharmacist holding medicine box and capsule pack

Preventing misuse of antibiotics

12 February 2019

Best practice guide to improve antibiotic use is adopted by Government

Professor on Queen's New Year's Honours list

10 January 2019

Professor Nicola Phillips, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University joins other Welsh recipients in this year’s Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

Nicola Phillips

Royal recognition

3 January 2019

University experts recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list