Health and care in uncertain times
We hear from a range of voices on some of the major issues facing both people working in health and care and policymakers. We look at the added challenge that working in an environment of uncertainty raises when trying to engage the people working at the front line to continually improve. To read the full newsletter click here
Addressing the issue of safer staffing in community care settings: shining the spotlight on doing things differently. – Tuesday 14th March at 12-1pm (lunch & networking from 11.30am)
This session presents the outcomes of participatory research with community nurses that addresses the gaps and challenges in developing a robust way of measuring safe staffing levels on which to base decisions about commissioning of future health and care services for people in or close to their own homes. Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series
New research shows drinkers much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages in pub environment
A new study by psychologists at London South Bank University (LSBU), funded by Alcohol Research UK, shows that drinkers are much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy pub environment than in a plain and simple room.
To read the full article and more click here
Funding & support round up – Feb 2017
For the latest funding opportunities and news please click here
8th Annual Baby Room Conference 31.3.17 – BOOK NOW!
This annual conference provides time and space to listen, reflect, discuss and debate the education and care of babies and young children from birth to two. It is for anyone whose studies and/or work involve babies’ early learning and development. The day includes presentations by internationally renowned speakers with time to ask questions, to meet new people, to reflect and to browse exhibitors’ stands over refreshments and lunch.
The conference is free for staff and £15 for students – please encourage your students to attend if it is of relevance to them.
Please make all bookings (staff and students) via this link
CCCU project Diabetes and WELLbeing (DWELL) features amongst the 25 recently awarded Interreg projects. A new section on approved projects is now available on the Interreg 2 Seas website. Click here to explore the 2 Seas projects and here for specific details of our project.
DWELL is an empowerment programme enabling patients with type 2 diabetes to access tailored support giving them mechanisms to control their condition & improve their wellbeing.
The project will deliver:
- A cross-border training programme, which will benefit staff and patients
- A 12-week programme to support patients in their life-style changes
- A patient-led support network that will provide patient benefit after the project ends
- An evaluation process to benefit future staff and patients
CCCU project lead is Professor Eleni Hatzidimitriadou. See more details on our webpages
As the new year begins, the Health Foundation share their plans for 2017. In this month’s newsletter they introduce the exciting work they have planned, and look at some of the key opportunities for you to get involved in their work to improve health and health care.
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Researching with purpose: what is the point of public involvement? By Jo Cairns
On Wednesday 5th April Alcohol Research UK will be hosting a national conference on public involvement in alcohol research.
Their new Senior Research and Policy Officer, Jo Cairns, describes her journey from conventional academic researcher to someone with a passion for working with the public. Ror the full article click here
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Augustine Hall
The Faculties of Education and Health & Wellbeing have organised a joint conference designed to inspire you and to extend your lens of professional possibilities. Interprofessional work can challenge assumptions about knowledge and practice and by doing so, it can extend the professional landscape.
Colleagues from the Faculties of Health & Wellbeing and Education have organised presentations and workshops to stimulate fresh thinking and created talking spaces to debate issues about integrated practice in a multidisciplinary arena.
If you would like to attend the conference, please register using the link below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interprofessional-education-sharing-research-and-practice-tickets-30848249946
On registering for the event please select one workshop you would like to attend from each of the two time slots.