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Inspiring performance

Inspiring Performance

16/12/13

New University Inspire Performance clinic provides boost for Welsh sport.

New Honorary Visiting Professor for the School of Healthcare Sciences

New Honorary Visiting Professor for the School of Healthcare Sciences

10/12/13

Midwifery Professor publishes new edition of 'The Midwife's Tale'

Midwifery Professor publishes new edition of 'The Midwife's Tale'

29/11/13

Prof Billie Hunter, School of Healthcare Sciences, has published a new edition of her book, with Prof Nicky Leap of KCL, titled 'The Midwife's Tale'.

RCN Nurse of the Year Awards

RCN Nurse of the Year Awards

28/11/13

A report on the exciting RCN Nurse of the Year Awards 2013, celebrating the many award winners from the School of Healthcare Sciences.

New professorial role first for Wales

New professorial role first for Wales

15/11/13

Lecturer appointed to new role in Clinical Nursing Practice Research at Florence Nightingale Foundation.

Virtual rehabilitation suite for arthritis patients

Virtual rehabilitation suite for arthritis patients (based in Healthcare Sciences)

10/10/13

New technology gives real-time feedback to patients in therapy for limb disorders

Cardiff ranked first for physiotherapy in the UK

Cardiff ranked first for physiotherapy in the UK

01/10/13

The Times Good University Guide 2014 has ranked Cardiff University first in the UK for physiotherapy.

The School of Healthcare Sciences
Cardiff University launches the School of Healthcare Sciences

02/09/2013

Cardiff University launches the School of Healthcare Sciences.

 

Enriching Student Life Awards

Enriching Student Life Awards

15/05/13

Staff and students recognised for their commitment to student experience.

Benefits of studying abroad

Benefits of studying abroad

02/05/13

Studying abroad offers a huge range of benefits for students.

Healthcare skills suite opened

Healthcare skills suite opened

18/02/13

Enhanced learning for Wales’ healthcare professionals.

Tackling knee pain

Tackling knee pain

27/07/12

Running backwards provides important insights into painful joint condition.

Olympic role for University physiotherapist

Olympic role for University physiotherapist

13/07/12

Dr Nicola Phillips swaps day job for Olympic role.

Enriching Student Life Awards

Enriching Student Life Awards

24/05/12

Most helpful member of staff went to Sue Delport from the School of Healthcare Studies.

Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch Relay.

23/05/12

Occupational Therapy student Rosie Miller carries the Olympic Torch in Cardiff.

New healthcare smart phone app

New healthcare smart phone app.

21/03/12

App highlights importance of Welsh in healthcare education and practice.

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

21/03/12

Cardiff staff and students get ready to carry the Olympic Flame.

Getting the world fighting fit

Getting the world fighting fit.

22/02/12

The international athletes are also benefiting from physiotherapy provided by students at the School of Healthcare Studies.

Fellowship honour for Physiotherapist

Fellowship honour for Physiotherapist.

16/01/12

Contribution to sports physiotherapy recognised with award.

Conquering the World

Conquering the World.

17/11/11

Record-breaking rugby star Richard Parks will return to Cardiff University later this month to give a special lecture.

Celebrating photographic success

Celebrating photographic success.

17/10/11

The innovative and inspiring work of some of the University’s leading medical photographers has been recognised at a major international industry conference

Students support sporting talent

Students support sporting talent

18/07/11

Physiotherapy students support a major new multi-sport event for young people.

Enriching Student Life Awards 2011

Celebrating the student experience

11/05/11

Staff recognised at inaugural Enriching Student Life Awards

Agreement being signed
Boosting Maltese health services

13/08/2010

School of Healthcare Studies in pioneering agreement


Recent staff promotions.
Successful School promotions

28/05/2010

Dr van Deursen, Dr Phillips and Dr Busse, have been successful through the University Promotions Panel.

Professor Roger Mansfield receiving his retirement  gift  from the Heads of Department.(L-R) Martin West, Dr Alun Morgan, Professor Mansfield, Dr Robert van Deursen, Dr Nicki Phillips & Gwilym Roberts
Retirement of Professor Roger Mansfield

31/01/2010

Professor Roger Mansfield has retired from the University and as the Head of School.

Dr Nicki Phillips (right) receives the Inspire Mark from Jonathan Edwards along with Professor Roger Mansfield, Head of the School of Healthcare Studies (far left) and Tony Everett
Olympic inspiration

22/12/2009

New physiotherapy project gets London 2012 Inspire Mark

Vice Chancellor with Radiography students
Vice Chancellor opens Radiography Imaging Suite

19/12/2009

On the 9th December, the Vice Chancellor, Dr David Grant, opened the newly refurbished Radiography Imaging Suite at a ceremony held in the School’s home building, Ty Dewi Sant, on the Heath Park Campus.

 

The winner of the race Simon Lawson receiving a well earned massage.
Current students and graduates’ impeccable performance supports Cardiff Half Marathon

19/10/2009

Approximately 60 Physiotherapy students and new graduates from SOHCS provided a volunteer massage service for runners in the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 18th October.

Professor Patricia Price
New Head of School appointed

09/10/2009

Professor Patricia Price, currently a Professor in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University, has been appointed Head of the School of Healthcare Studies with effect from 1 February 2010.

Dr Nicki Phillips - Team GB
New Physiotherapy CPD project gets London 2012 Inspire mark

09/10/2009

Tony Everett and Nicki Phillips have put together a CPD project: “Physiotherapists supporting athletes across all abilities”, starting in November, it is the first sport and volunteering project throughout the UK to receive the London 2012 Olympics Inspire mark.

Keith Finn, Chair the Welsh Healthcare Student Forum of the Welsh Assembly government
First for physio in student body

23/03/2009

Keith Finn has become the first physiotherapy undergraduate to chair the Welsh Healthcare Student Forum of the Welsh Assembly government.

Tom Buckroyd
Tom chosen to represent Real Youth in England

08/01/2009

Tom Buckroyd, a first year physiotherapy student at the School of Healthcare Studies, is taking part in a national ‘19 Under 19s’ campaign aimed at projecting a real image of teenagers today and encouraging more young people to participate in positive leisure time activities.

Student wearing 3D glasses, operating handset for virtual world.
Minister Opens Cardiff University Radiography Virtual Environment Suite

27/11/2008

On 27th November, Edwina Hart, the Minister for Health and Social Care, opened the new Cardiff University Radiography Virtual Environment Suite at a ceremony held in the School’s home building, Ty Dewi Sant, on the Heath Park Campus.

Scoping Rehabilitation Research

11/11/2008

Dr Robert van Deursen and Professor Roger Mansfield have recently secured funding from the Wales Office of Research and Development to carry out a scoping study of the extent and capacity of rehabilitation research within the Principality.

Dr Nicki Phillips - Team GB
Helping Sporting Achievement

31/10/2008

Dr Nicki Phillips, Director of the Postgraduate Department of the School of Healthcare Studies recently acted as Chief Physiotherapist for the very successful British Team in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Steve Young with the Peter Hansell Medal
Major award for Steve Young

15/09/2008

Steve Young, programme manager of the School of Healthcare Studies’ Post-graduate Certificate in Medical Illustration has received one of the Institute of Medical Illustrators major awards.

Cardiff University
Radiographer honoured

30/06/2008

40 years of service recognised with Fellowship award


Investigating condition management

11/04/2008

The Department of Occupational Therapy have secured funding to investigate the effectiveness of three condition management programmes in West Wales.

Cardiff University
Keeping Team GB fit

31/03/2008

Cardiff director named Chief Physiotherapist for Beijing Olympics


People immersed in the virtual world of a radiotherapy treatment room.
Funding for virtual training system

27/03/2008

The School has won funding for a ground-breaking virtual training system which allows radiotherapists to practise their skills in a completely safe environment.

Vice-Chancellor Dr David Grant, Caroline Adams, Lecturer in Radiography and Professor Roger Mansfield.
Investors in People award for School

01/01/2008

The School of Healthcare Studies is celebrating after being awarded Investors in People status.