Subjects: Health Care, Health Service
New funding for research into remote healthcare for eating disorders during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond
Northumbria University health and cyber psychologist Dr Dawn Branley-Bell has been awarded a Medical Research Foundation Fellowship – one of four projects supported by £1.1 million of new funding to tackle eating disorders and self-harm.
Online diary helps NHS and care staff monitor changes in wellbeing and get support
A new online diary has been developed to help health and care staff monitor changes in their wellbeing during the pandemic and signposts where individuals can access help when it is needed.
Northumbria staff on frontline supporting the Covid vaccination roll-out
Nursing academics from Northumbria University have been delivering Covid-19 vaccinations to priority patients, as part of the University’s continued efforts to support the frontline response to the pandemic.
Midwife’s research features in new national guidance on drinking during pregnancy
Research from a midwifery lecturer at Northumbria University has been included in new national guidance on the harms of consuming alcohol both before and during pregnancy.
Transforming care through workforce development
Northumbria University’s first cohort of students to study on the Transforming Care-commissioned Positive Behavioural Support programmes have graduated.
Research demonstrating the importance of exercise in cancer care
Research at Northumbria University, Newcastle is investigating the important role that structured exercise programmes can play in living with and beyond cancer.
Northumbria University and St. George's University of Grenada Expand Joint Medical Education Programme
Northumbria University and St. George’s University have announced an expansion of their joint medical training programme which will double the amount of time that medical students spend in the UK.
A new route into nursing
The first Registered Nurse Degree Apprentices in England have begun their studies at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Funding to help hospital staff manage night shift fatigue
Hospital staff are set to benefit from a new study that aims to help them manage the tiredness and fatigue they experience when working night shifts.
£1.4m grant to assess how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions
A major £1.4 million study investigating the benefits that yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle. It aims to determine both the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older adults with multimorbidity.
Northumbria projects receive share of £11m digital data research funding
Recent media reports about the use and exploitation of personal data have increased public awareness of the benefits and drawbacks of sharing information online.
University shortlisted for two top nursing awards
Northumbria University has been shortlisted for two national awards by the Student Nursing Times magazine.
Northumbria University hosts European research partners
Academics from four countries travelled to Northumbria University, Newcastle, to discuss the next steps for a three-year education and research patient-safety project.
Recognising the best new nursing talent
Six nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University, Newcastle have received prestigious awards for their efforts whilst undertaking their degree programmes.
North East continues to pioneer nurse education
A new UK nursing course, launched last year, has recruited its second group of student nurses.
Young people help to reduce the next generation’s potential obesity epidemic
Researchers at Northumbria University in Newcastle are working with today’s young people to help reduce obesity in future generations.
First students in the UK due to graduate from a new pre-nursing course
Eleven nursing students from the north east are to become some of the first students in the UK to graduate after completing a new pre-nurse training programme delivered by Northumbria University, Newcastle and the NHS.
North East showcases pioneering course at national nursing conference
A unique approach to nurse training is being showcased at a major conference this week.
Global medical students celebrate tenth anniversary of studying in the UK
A partnership where medical students from across the world study the first year of their medical degree in the UK is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Experts’ pioneering research examines exercise referral schemes
People who have been referred to exercise referral schemes who smoke, are younger* and have more serious and complex health conditions are more likely to drop out before completing the scheme according to pioneering research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle.