The latest news from the school The latest news from the school

HSC Success at UEA Engagement Awards

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

HSC sees significant ranking improvements as UEA maintains top 15 league table ranking

Significant rank improvements include HSC’s Nursing which has risen from tenth to fifth, while HSC’s Physiotherapy is ranked third in the subject tables.

National ODP Day

The ODP team will be at the Forum in Norwich from 10am – 3pm telling members of the public about the profession and the course.

Midwifery students share their experiences of working with pregnant women in Uganda

Saffie Hopes and Megan Boreham spent two weeks as volunteers on a trip organised through Midwives At Maternity Azur (MAMA), a maternal health charity.

HSC graduate has literature review accepted for publication

Sophie Brownrigg's ‘Breaking bad news to people with learning disabilities: A literature review’ accepted for publication in the British Journal of Learning Disabilities.

The Anticholinergics, Benzodiazepines, Cognition and Dementia Study (ABCD) makes front page news

Research led by Dr Kathryn Richardson made the front pages recently looking into the long-term use of anti-depressant and bladder medicines and the associated increased risk of dementia.

HSC students nominated and shortlisted for the prestigious national Student Nursing Times Awards 2018

Becky Herdman, was a finalist in the Student Learning Disability of the year category, and Evie Rixon a finalist for the Inspirational Student of the year award.

Campaign focussing on men's health

Next week on 1 June a campaign that predominantly focuses on men’s health is being launched, although general awareness is the key. The “Get It Seen & Get It Sorted” initiative is the...

UEA(su) Transforming Education Awards 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 UEA(su) Transforming Education Awards has been announced with numerous nominations for Health Sciences colleagues

Half marathon for Street Child in Sierra Leone

Ex HSC student Amy Crittenden is heading to Sierra Leone to raise money for charity Street Child.

Niigata University of Health and Welfare

Last week, the School of Health Scuiences hosted a small delegation of students and Faculty from the Niigata University of Health and Welfare.

Degree apprenticeships - a new way to learn at UEA

HSC welcomed its first cohort of degree apprenticeship students this week, with more than 20 beginning their studies on the new Registered Nurse course.

Princess Royal visits NRP

The Princess Royal, as Royal Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, visited the NNUH on 31 January.

Postgraduate Taught Open Event 24 January

The 2018 UEA PG Open Event is confirmed for Wednesday 24 January. Please encourage your students to register.

Understanding Migration: How can qualitative research methods help?

The annual UEA Qualitative Research Methods Symposium will be held on Thursday 12 April in the Julian Study Centre, exploring how qualitative research methods can help us to understand migration.

HSC Alumna Fiona Springall has article accepted for publishing

HSC Alumna Fiona Springall’s article Proposing a service improvement initiative to enhance end of life care for people with learning disabilities has been accepted for publishing by Nursing Standard.

NIHR ICA Clinical Doctoral Fellowship at UEA

Caroline Miller, a clinical specialist upper limb physiotherapist from QEH Birmingham, has been awarded an NIHR ICA Clinical Doctoral Fellowship at UEA for 4 years.

Reducing Resistiveness and enhancing engagement in personal care in severe dementia

Dr Tamara Backhouse has been awarded £208,824 for a 3-year, full-time fellowship funded by the Alzheimer’s Society looking at resistiveness-to-care.

Project ASSENT

The Project ASSENT team, led by Dr Karen Bunning, has been awarded £378,204 to look into how adults with impairments of are included within the governance frameworks for research in England and Wales.

Midwifery Students Run For Leeway

Two UEA Midwifery students are preparing to take on the Brighton Marathon in April next year, raising money for local domestic abuse charity Leeway.