Monthly Archives: July 2014

Week 2 – Getting into the swing of it

When I left you last it was the start of my second week and since then I’ve learnt a lot! So last week we really started getting into the proper work. Monday was spent doing the tedious task of looking … Continue reading

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Defining Dementia – Week 3

My third week working at HTS was busy, busy, busy! I have done over 200 entries of feedback forms and I’ve learnt even more about dementia. Firstly, I have learnt there are many types and levels of dementia, there is … Continue reading

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KSS AHSN Newsletter – 24 July 2014

In this week’s edition:   The 2014 NHS Leadership Recognition Awards – nominations are now open! Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Improve Healthcare Opportunity to Get Involved in the Systems Leadership, Local Vision Programme Horizon scanning: where next for innovation? … Continue reading

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Week One: Starting Off

My first week at William Harvey has been full of getting to grips with exactly what it is I’m going to be doing and trying to remember what the variety of terms being used by clinicians actually mean. I started … Continue reading

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MSc in Applied Health Research

CHSS are pleased to to announce a new course – Applied Health Research (MSc). Starting in September 2015 the MSc in Applied Health Research is designed to be studied over one year full-time or two years part-time. There are three … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Lots of things to learn!

So it’s the start of my second week here at the William Harvey and I think that I might be starting to get an idea of what I’m supposed to be doing! Last week was quite busy and working 9 … Continue reading

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2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference

Weight Stigma is pervasive in society and has implications for healthcare, education, employment and everyday quality of life. Despite rising levels of anti-fat prejudice in all areas of daily life, discrimination on the basis of weight is generally not covered … Continue reading

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CHSS Celebrates 25 years!

On the 4th July 1989 the Health Services Research Unit, led by Professor John Butler, became the Centre for Health Services Studies. Since then the Centre has commented on how political, social and economic changes affect the health services and … Continue reading

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Kent Fungal Group Award

Dr Campbell Gourlay, from the Kent Fungal Group in the School of Biosciences, has been successful in attracting a Welcome Trust medical mycology and fungal immunology strategic award to increase our knowledge as to how mitochondria, an essential component of most eukaryotic cells, are … Continue reading

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Record success for the “Class of 2014″

The School of Biosciences is delighted to report the outstanding achievement of our graduating class. After a furiously intense period of revision, examinations, marking, cataloging and mark input and verification, the final year Examination Board took place this week, attended by academic staff and our … Continue reading

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