Subjects: Health Organisations
Senior lecturer is ‘on board’ with appointment to independent think tank
A globally influential charity which works to promote the benefits of workforce professional development has welcomed a Northumbria University academic to its national board.
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.
Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s
Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.
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.
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.
Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus
A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed by an academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle. Research led and carried out by Dr Sterghios Moschos at Northumbria means that patients with Ebola-like symptoms can be identified and treated much sooner and at the point of care, helping to reduce the spread of the disease and risks to others.
North East continues to pioneer nurse education
A new UK nursing course, launched last year, has recruited its second group of student nurses.
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.