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Fetching water increases risk of childhood death

Prof Paul Hunter (MED) and Dr Jo Geere (HSC) studied data from more than 2.7 million people in 41 low to middle-income countries, looking for associations between access to drinking water,...

HSC Success at UEA Engagement Awards

HSC had three category winners at the UEA Engagement Awards this year.

Dedicated sleep and dementia unit launches

Sleep deficits have been shown to be early markers in certain brain disorders, but is it Alzheimer’s causing sleep problems, or do sleep problems modulate or contribute to the disease process?

Unsung hero award for HSC apprentice

UEA HSC student Donna Todd has been presented with the Unsung Hero Award at the Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust annual Reach awards.

Commonly-used tests of dehydration do not work in older care home residents

Standard tests used to identify dehydration are not working for older people living in care homes, according to new research by Dr Lee Hooper and Dr Diane Bunn.

Ensuring safety for insulin pump users at airport security

Excellent progress has been made to Rachel Humphrey’s public campaign to improve safety and experience for insulin pump users at airport security around the world.

Dr Karen Bunning wins UEA Award

Karen was nominated for her project on empowering caregivers, and their children with disabilities, in resource-poor regions of the world.

Elder Abuse, Ageism and Human Rights: an exploration

Bridget Penhale, Reader in Mental Health in the School of Health Sciences and expert in Elder Abuse, was interviewed as part of a campaign being run by AGE Platform Europe.

Lifesaving course funded by cardiac arrest survivor

Three medical professionals have passed an Advanced Life Support (ALS) course funded by a businessman whose life was saved by paramedics and professionals from the NNUH.

Congratulations to HSC Finalists for the 2019 UEA Innovation and Impact Awards

Congratulations to Guy Peryer, finalist for Consultancy Project of the Year Award and Karen Bunning, finalist for the Outstanding Impact in Health, Wellbeing and Welfare Award in the UEA...

Update on the Trainee Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme

UEA was delighted to welcome over 40 trainee nursing associates at the HSC induction day on 7 November. They join 47 apprentices who were the ‘trailblazers’ in the first cohort which started in...

HSC’s paramedic programmes selected as NHS Leadership Academy case study of good practice

Since the original planning for the BSc and DipHE Paramedic Science programmes, we have maintained in close contact with Clare Price Dowd, Head of Evaluation and Patient Experience NHS...

Success at the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference

Dr.Ciara Shiggins and Dr. Simon Horton won first prize at the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, in Portugal.

Edith Cavell Commemoration

Student Andriena Richards and lecturers Emma Harris and Iain Shuttleworth represented UEA to commemorate the life, nursing career and devotion to duty of Edith Cavell.

New Nursing role launched

HSC is part of a new regional initiative to train apprentice nursing associates, a role that bridges the gap between health and care assistants and registered nurses.

Research into NNUH's recently implemented system of services for older people

HSC's Research Fellow Clare Aldus has been awarded £30,000 from the to develop research surrounding the effectiveness of NNUH's recently implemented system of services for older people.

Student Paramedic works in Cambodia

Amber Sheldon, who graduates as a Paramedic on 19 July, spent her elective placement at Preah Kossomak Hospital in Cambodia – a period that renewed her appreciation of the NHS.

Nurses support Learning Disability Awareness Week

Last week was Learning Disability Awareness Week and HSC's learning disability nursing team toured the county to raise awareness of the needs of people with learning disabilities.

HSC Success at UEA Engagement Awards

Sarah Housden, Lawrence Hill and Ciara Shiggins have been recongised for their outstanding engagement with the community.