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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.

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