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A new study by members of the Innovation, Improvement and Engagement research theme has been funded by Welsh Government. The study will provide an appraisal of published nurse staffing research, and will investigate the historical and current measures used to set and monitor nurse staffing levels in adult acute services in Local Health Boards in NHS Wales. The study is led by Professor Daniel Kelly & Dr Aled Jones, with other members of the research team Dr Tom Powell, Dr Sonia Vougioukalou and Mary Lynch.  The study will report in 2015.

Cardiff University awarded grant to undertake research into nurse staffing levels

27 October 2014

The Welsh Government is funding new research into nurse staffing levels, to be undertaken by researchers from the School of Healthcare Sciences. 

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Healthcare Sciences hosts its first annual Undergraduate Conference

22 October 2014

On Wednesday 22nd October over 250 students and staff from the School of Healthcare Sciences gathered in Cardiff Museum for the first annual conference for undergraduate students.

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Celebrating Cardiff’s success at the Institute of Medical Illustrators’ awards

12 October 2014

Congratulations to Amy Lake, Programme Manager for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Photography, who has won the Norman K. Harrison Medal at this year's Institute of Medical Illustration awards.

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Healthcare Sciences at the European Huntington's Disease Network Conference 2014

7 October 2014

Professor Monica Busse-Morris presented physiotherapy guidance for sufferers of Huntington's Disease

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Healthcare Sciences lecturer is Wales' first physiotherapist independent prescriber

24 September 2014

A Healthcare Sciences lecturer is the first practicing physiotherapist in Walesto be given the green light to prescribe medicines to patients without the need for a doctors countersignature.

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Physiotherapy at Cardiff best in the UK

23 September 2014

The School of Healthcare Sciences has been ranked best in the UK for physiotherapy, according to The Sunday Times University Guide 2015.

New international clinical practice guideline for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment

9 September 2014

The School’s Dr Ray Samuriwo was one of wound healing experts from across the world that were involved in updating the international guidelines for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.

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GW4 Communication for Collaboration Research Event

9 September 2014

Healthcare Sciences' Jane Davies was chosen to be one of 15 researchers from Cardiff University to attend the GW4 Communication for Collaboration workshop

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School of Healthcare Sciences at the Commonwealth Games

24 July 2014

Members of the UK's top school for physiotherapy will be lending their expertise and support in Glasgow.

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RCN publish guide for specialist nurses and advanced nurse practitioners working with children and young people

24 July 2014

Healthcare’s Dr David Clarke has contributed to the development of specific guidance for nurses involved in the healthcare of children and young people

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Professor Lesley Lowes nominated for Quality in Care award

22 July 2014

Professor Lesley Lowes has been nominated as a finalist in the Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes 2014 Awards for her DECIDE campaign

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Dr Sally Anstey wins Personal Tutor of the Year

20 June 2014

Dr Sally Anstey, Lecturer at the School of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded ‘Personal Tutor of the Year’ at Cardiff University’s Enriching Student Life Awards 2014.

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Cardiff No 1 for Physiotherapy in the UK

13 May 2014

Complete University Guide 2015 ranks Cardiff’s Physiotherapy BSc course as number one for second year running.

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MSc student leads AED campaign

29 April 2014

MSc Advanced Practice student Phil Hill is campaigning for new defibrillator legislation

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Midwifery Students Awarded Iolanthe Trust Funding

23 April 2014

Two of the School's midwifery students have been awarded funding for overseas travel by the Iolanthe Midwifery Trust

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Children’s Clinic a First for UK

4 April 2014

A new Occupational Therapy Clinic specialising in children with developmental difficulties opened at Cardiff University on the morning of 4th April 2014.

Cardiff student nominated for Student Midwife of the Year

20 March 2014

Becky Westbury, a 3rd-year midwifery student, has been short-listed for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2014 in the Student Midwife of the Year category.

Cardiff University midwifery students launch the Cardiff Midwifery society

RCM Wales office opening and Midsoc launch

20 March 2014

On Thursday 20th February 2014, the Royal College of Midwives Wales officially opened their new offices in Eastgate House, Cardiff.

Physiotherapy student named student rep of the year

18 March 2014

Physiotherapy student Rhys Hughes has been voted 2014 Student Representative of the year by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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CE mark opens door to Europe for University spin-out

27 January 2014

Asalus Medical Instruments awarded CE mark for laparoscopic surgery invention