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Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

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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

NIHR Funding Alert

The following new funding opportunities are available:

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme
17/08 – Work force and skill mix in GP primary care services

17/09 – Services to support early intervention and self-care for children and young people referred to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services/CAMHS

Invention for Innovation Programme
Challenge Award – Mental Health 2017

For more information and a list of all current funding opportunities, please visit the NIHR website.

Alcohol Research UK

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

 

8th Annual Baby Room Conference 31.3.17 – BOOK NOW!

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

Diabetes and WELLbeing (DWELL)

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

 

Alcohol Research UK

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

Interprofessional Education: Sharing Research and Practice

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.