Faculty of Health Studies
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Journal of Patient Safety, 11(1), pp.28-35, doi: 10.1097/PTS.0b013e3182979b6f Capstick, A. and Chatwin, J. (2015 - in press) The carnival is not yet over: cultural resistance in dementia care environments. Pragmatics and Society, Capstick, A. and Ludwin, K. (2015 - in press) Place memory and dementia: findings from participatory film-making in long-term care. Health and Place, Gove, D., Vernoijj Dassen, M., Downs, M. and Small, N. (2015) GPs perceptions of dementia as a stigma. Haith-Cooper, M., Stacey, T., Edwards, E., Clements, G., Mohammed, M.A. (2015) Pregnancy related telephone consultations to an out-of-hours provider: a retrospective database study. *Invited editorial Horne M (2015) Editorial: Providing enhanced care in communities.
School of Dementia Studies receives million pound funding to help lower hospital admissions. « Back to News listings Published: Wed 4 Feb 2015 The School of Dementia Studies, University of Bradford has received £1million to develop and test an intervention that will reduce avoidable hospital admissions from care homes.
The study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), is led by Professor Murna Downs, Head of the School of Dementia Studies with the University’s Faculty of Health Studies, and will begin in March 2015 to be completed by June 2018. Professor Murna Downs, said: “Reducing rates of hospitalisation for Ambulatory Care Sensitive (ACS) conditions is a government priority. ACS conditions, if not actively managed, can lead to unplanned hospital admissions, which are costly to the NHS and distressing to the person, their family and nursing home staff.
“Nursing home residents are amongst the frailest and most vulnerable members of society. Professor Downs and her team will build on these findings and test the outcomes in a UK setting. Notes. Sport Rehabilitation students get opportunity for practice placements with Bradford City Football Club in new partnership. University of Bradford Midwifery Society win Royal College of Midwives award.
« Back to News listings Published: Fri 6 Mar 2015 The UoB Midwifery Society was extremely proud to attend the Royal College of Midwives annual awards ceremony, as nominees for the Student Midwife of the Year award.
The award recognises students who have made an exceptional contribution to the student community. The judging panel felt that as all the nominees for the award were so strong, the award should be split equally, and the society received a cheque for £500 to enable them to continue and expand their work. When the society formed in September 2014 their goal was to support and unite midwifery students and professionals, and create a learning hub with brave discussion and ideas.
The award also recognised their commitment to supporting each other, and they plan to celebrate their success with a lunch embracing all cohorts. University of Bradford student wins national scholarship award for Outstanding Student Midwife. « Back to News listings Published: Mon 30 Mar 2015 Nada Abdul-Majid, a third year Midwifery student at the University of Bradford, has won the Cavell Nurses' Trust Outstanding Student Midwife Award, and is set to undertake a placement in Ghana with the scholarship prize.
This prestigious national award recognises the enthusiasm and determination of students to improve the birth experience, and sustained commitment to advancing the profession. BBC Breakfast sofa comes to the Faculty of Health Studies. University of Bradford to be hub for digital healthcare. « Back to News listings Published: Tue 28 July 2015 The University of Bradford will become a hub for the development of healthcare apps and other digital healthcare solutions after becoming the first UK higher education institution to be awarded NHS England Code4Health Community status.
The award recognises the University’s central role in creating a community of academics, clinicians, developers, suppliers and patients that will collaborate to develop and test innovative health-related technologies with the aim of these making their way into the healthcare market. It follows a series of pilot courses hosted by the University’s Faculty of Life Sciences that brought together academics, clinicians and software developers to create clinical decision-making apps. The community will have an association with the University’s new Health & Wellbeing Centre (HWC) and Digital Health Enterprise Zone, focussing on three areas:
University of Bradford ranked 6th in the UK for Nursing & Midwifery. Outstanding results in The National Student Survey 2015. « Back to News listings Published: Thu 20 Aug 2015 The results are in, and we are celebrating excellent feedback from students on our undergraduate programmes.
Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy achieved a remarkable 100% overall satisfaction from students, receiving outstanding scores on aspects of the programme including teaching, academic support, learning resources and personal development. Every undergraduate programme scored highly; overall Faculty satisfaction has gone up from 83% to 86%, with a 10% improvement in the overall Faculty score for assessment and feedback. The NSS is an independent research exercise undertaken on behalf of the UK higher education funding bodies.
University of Bradford welcomes next generation of dementia research leaders. « Back to News listings Published: Thur 15 Oct 2015.
Sport Rehabilitation students get hands-on at the Bradford City Run. « Back to News listings Published: Thur 29 Oct 2015 On Sunday 25th October a group of eleven 2nd and 3rd year BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation students from the University of Bradford provided free post-race sports massage to runners competing in the Bradford Ciy Run.
The group worked on over 90 runners throughout the day, treating a wide range of athletes from professional Bradford Bulls rugby players to recreational runners who had never previously attempted the distance. The students also offered some basic nutritional and post event stretching advice which was well received by all participants. Dr Pam Bagley gives keynote speech at the 2015 West China International Nursing Conference. New Dementia Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Bradford. « Back to News listings Published: Thu 5 Feb 2015 Alzheimer's Society has announced the launch of a new dementia-focussed Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Bradford.
The Centre will further enhance the University’s international reputation for person-centred care and services research by funding seven PhD students to develop new ways to support people with dementia and their families and improve the quality of dementia care at times of transition. There are significantly fewer scientists working in dementia research than other conditions, with six times more people working in cancer than dementia. University of Bradford shortlisted in four categories at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2015.
« Back to News listings Published: Thu 16 Apr 2015 The Student Nursing Times Awards recognise excellence in the nursing profession amongst students, academic staff, mentors and healthcare placement settings.
Pioneering academic and Nurse Consultant named in New Years Honour's list. « Back to News listings Published: Mon 4 Jan 2016 A dedicated Bradford Nurse Consultant has been honoured in the 2016 Queen's New Year's Honours for her pioneering work in wound care. Kathryn Vowden, part-time lecturer at the University of Bradford and Nurse Consultant for Acute and Chronic Wound Care with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the advancement of wound management for patients (regional, national and international) suffering with chronic wounds. Bradford teams make Nursing Times 2015 Awards Final. « Back to News listings Published: Thu 2 Jul 2015 An innovative new project between Bradford Teaching Hospitals and The University of Bradford which introduces student nurses to the benefits of clinical research has been shortlisted for a national award.
The Foundation Trust’s clinical research nurses and the University’s Faculty of Health Studies secured a place in the prestigious Nursing Times Awards 2015 final after introducing the pioneering educational programme into the BSc undergraduate nursing degree course. The team beat more than 100 other organisations across the country to make it to the final shortlist of 11. Lead clinical research nurse for Haematology and Trust lead on the project, Victoria Drew, explained: “Clinical research exists to improve patient care and develop new treatments.
Thank you to everyone who donated to our Christmas Appeal for @centrepointuk- your generosity very much appreciated! .@hee_sirkeith meeting students on yesterday's visit to our faculty & @LifeSci_UoB w/ @LordKPatel and @HazelBlears2. Our fantastic new Post-Graduate Research lounge opened today - a great space for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Happy International Nurses Day to all our student nurses, academics and mentors! #IND2015. Ruth & Andrea are at stand Z1E72 @Arab_Health showcasing our academic programmes & to discuss your development needs. The combined might of our staff & student teams at this weeks #teambradford tournament. Our Physio & Sport Rehab Clinic now offers a student led neurological rehabilitation service- Some lively debate (& tasty cake) at the Death Cafe in the Atrium-be sure to add to the wall 'Before I die I want to'
Read Midwifery graduate Nada Abdul-Majid's fascinating report on her placement in Ghana funded by @CavellTrust. Dr Pam Bagley speaks to Bill @BBCBreakfast about the learning provision for our @Health_Bradford students #GE2015.