School of Healthcare Sciences

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Making an Impact

13 August 2018

A Cardiff University Reader in Arthritis Research and Director of Innovation & Impact has been announced as the New Director for Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics and Bioengineering Centre.

Rhiannon Dobbs

Raising the bar

18 July 2018

Nursing graduate juggled studies with gruelling training sessions

Haley Gomez - Birthday Honors

Queen’s Birthday Honours

12 June 2018

University community celebrates royal recognition

Fostering resilience in our returners

5 June 2018

Gelong Thubten from The Samye Foundation in Wales recently came and spoke to a group of Return to Practice Nurses (RTP) from Cardiff University

BMJ award

Maternity research paper wins BMJ top prize

5 June 2018

Winning BMJ paper revealed simple actions to help women with epidural pain relief achieve normal birth

Operating Department Practice: The Hidden Profession

25 May 2018

Cardiff University, School of Healthcare Sciences held an event on Monday 14th May 2018 to help celebrate the hidden profession of Operating Department Practitioners.

Lee Matthews

Going for gold at Invictus Games

24 May 2018

‘Disability does not define you’

NHS 70th fun run

16 May 2018

Cardiff University Healthcare Sciences students, staff and alumni will be running the NHS 70th Anniversary Fun Run on Sunday 20th May 2018.

Complete University Guide

Occupational therapy at Cardiff University ranked joint first in the UK

4 May 2018

Occupational Therapy at Cardiff is once again ranked first in the UK, according the 2019 Complete University Guide

Patient holding hands with visitor

Improvements needed in end of life care

3 May 2018

Personal experiences of care highlight need for further evidence to reduce harm and distress at end of life

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Improvements needed in hospital care of people living with dementia

26 April 2018

Hospital ward organisation and routine care are failing people living with dementia

New research grant for establishing the safety of waterbirths

20 April 2018

Professor Julia Sanders has been awarded £900,000 to lead a study exploring the safety of waterbirth for mothers and babies.

Nicola Phillips

Top Commonwealth Games role for Professor Nicola Phillips

3 April 2018

Chef de Mission aims to ensure athletes can perform to best of their ability

Freedom to Speak Up Guardians

28 March 2018

Researchers from Cardiff University School of Healthcare Sciences have been awarded a prestigious National Institute of Health Research grant

Representatives from the Czech Midwives Association, Prof Billie Hunter and Lynn Lynch MBE Cardiff University

WHO CC activities in Czech Republic: piloting the Midwifery Assessment Tool for Education (MATE)

23 February 2018

A pilot Midwifery Assessment Tool for Education developed by WHO Midwifery CC

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Acting Head of School of Healthcare Sciences

26 January 2018

Professor David Whitaker appointed Acting Head of School of Healthcare Sciences

A decade of collaboration: Cardiff and Oman

23 January 2018

Professor Dianne Watkins, Deputy Head for International and Engagement and Susan Ward, Senior Lecturer and Director of the International Collaborative Provision, School of Healthcare Sciences attended Muscat, Oman on Tuesday 16 January 2018 to celebrate the School of Healthcare Sciences’ long-term partnership with Oman.

Improving midwifery skills from Wales to Namibia

15 January 2018

Earlier this year a group of senior midwifery professionals from Cardiff University visited Namibia as part of a programme to improve skills among midwives in the rural north of the country.

Senior Lecturer is awarded the RCN Wales Research in Nursing Award 2017

21 November 2017

A Senior Lecturer & Professional Head for Mental Health at Cardiff University, School of Healthcare Sciences has been recognised at the 6thAnnual Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2017.

Investing in your future; nursing simulation development

10 November 2017

The School of Healthcare Sciences is currently involved in a 3 year European erasmus and strategic partnership for higher education to develop simulation education as a resource for adult nursing.