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A tour of the new simulation facilities a the opening of  the new Heath Park West site

New home for the School of Healthcare Sciences

13 June 2024

The new home for the School of Healthcare Sciences was opened by Eluned Morgan, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

Are waterbirths safe?

11 June 2024

Researchers investigate the safety of waterbirths for mothers and babies

Young entrepreneurs triumph at the 14th annual Student Start-up and Freelance Awards

29 May 2024

Twelve young entrepreneurs each win a share of the £18,000 prize pot that was up for grabs.

Physiotherapy alumni and staff play key role in elite sport

25 March 2024

Behind the scenes of the rugby Six Nations tournament, Cardiff Physiotherapy graduate, Kate Davis was hard at work keeping the England Rugby squad in top physical shape.

ISLA students and staff at the final presentation

The Interprofessional Student Leadership Academy launch

18 March 2024

The Interprofessional Student Leadership Academy (ISLA) was launched in the Autumn semester with the first cohort of students from The School of Healthcare Sciences and The School of Dentistry.

Young person holding a phone

Digitalised sexual health services wouldn’t be trusted by young people

11 March 2024

Digital services could change access to sexual health services, but young people wouldn’t trust them unless steps are taken

Luke Hazell - Mental Health Nursing Graduate

Royal College of Nursing cadet graduates as a mental health nurse

4 March 2024

Luke is the first Royal College of Nursing Cadet to graduate and become a registered nurse.

Children playing sport together

Improving the lives of people across Wales through physical activity and sport

26 February 2024

As part of Welsh Institute of Physical Activity, Health and Sport (WIPAHS), researchers at Cardiff University have been using their expertise to help shape how leaders can help people across Wales live healthier lives.

Patient and doctor in healthcare environment - Cleifion a meddyg mewn amgylchedd gofal iechyd

Nurses’ professional judgement not utilised in strategic decision making

14 November 2023

Pro-Judge study suggests lack of nurses’ voices in workforce planning could compromise high quality patient care and cause professional dissatisfaction

Visitors from the Uni of Gothenburg

Hosting our partners from the University of Gothenburg

25 September 2023

We recently welcomed colleagues from the University of Gothenburg to Cardiff, to renew our partnership agreement and show them all of the wonderful sites that Cardiff has to offer!

Mum wins national learning award and dedicates it to the memory of her son

15 September 2023

Inspire! Award celebrates a mother’s return to study Children’s Nursing in memory of her son


An Afternoon with Internationally Renowned Speaker Dr. Edna Adan Ismail

11 September 2023

Meet Cardiff University's Honorary Fellow, midwife and hospital director who spoke to healthcare students in April about her career in training healthcare workers and advocating against female genital mutilation worldwide.

Patient and doctor in healthcare environment - Cleifion a meddyg mewn amgylchedd gofal iechyd

Improving access to prehabilitation for cancer patients

10 August 2023

Widening access to services that help prepare cancer patients for treatment

Angela and Georgina Amey-Jones

Mother-daughter duo graduate

18 July 2023

Graduation week “family affair” for Amey-Jones family

Sarah representing the Skills Development Service

Sarah Beechey: 3-time Nursing Time Awards Nominee

4 April 2023

Get to know the final year nursing student who has been shortlisted in three different categories in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2023.

Women’s health at risk from reluctance to prescribe medicine during pregnancy

1 March 2023

Researchers say overly cautious approach to prescribing during pregnancy is risking women’s health and emotional well-being.

Prof Danny Kelly

Healthcare Sciences staff visit Brussels for European Cancer Summit 2022

18 November 2022

Healthcare Sciences staff were amongst many international delegates at the European Cancer Summit in Brussels last week.

RCN Conference 22

International RCN Nursing Research conference thrives in Cardiff city centre

19 October 2022

Staff from Healthcare Sciences were involved in the highly successful international RCN nursing research conference.

Becky after winning world title

Physiotherapy alumna wins world title in combat sport

7 September 2022

Physiotherapy alumna Becky Sheppard  (BSc 2020) has won a World Title in the combat sport Tang Soo Do.

Heath park west visit

Building work begins on new School of Healthcare Sciences.

18 August 2022

Head of School Professor David Whitaker and Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Weeks visit redevelopment at Heath Park West