Monthly Archives: November 2013

Major kidney research will save lives of hospital patients

Jenny Billings and Simon Coulton are collaborating with East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) and Canterbury Christ Church University on research to improve the care of patients with acute damage to their kidney function. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

Kent Surrey Sussex Dementia Call 2014 set the challenge – find the solution

In January 2014 Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN) is launching “KSS Dementia Call 2014”. It has one simple aim: “Enhancing the quality of life for people living with dementia”. From diagnosis to end of life care … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

Tizard awarded Queen’s Anniversary prize

The University of Kent was recognised for the work of its Tizard Centre, which carries out research into intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), focusing on the relationship between policy, management and practice. Dame Julia Goodfellow, vice-chancellor of the university, said … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

News – 21 November 2013

Impressive Along with a couple of hundred NHS delegates from across the patch, I went to the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Leadership Collaborative conference and leadership awards last Friday. It was an impressive occasion that highlighted many areas of excellence … Continue reading

Posted in ahsn | Leave a comment

Kent bioscientists celebrate success of Canterbury school science project

Bioscientists from the University of Kent and staff and pupils from the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in Canterbury celebrated the success of a pioneering joint project on 4 November with scientist and broadcaster Professor Sir Robert Winston. They … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

Dr Oliver leading on a NICE Guidance

Dr David Oliver, Honorary Reader at the Centre for Professional Practice at Medway and Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Wisdom Hospice has been appointed as the Chair for the Clinical Guideline Group on Motor Neurone Disease for the National … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment