Health minister talks to Northumbria students
Staff and students at Northumbria University, Newcastle talked to the Health Minister, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP as part of NHS #Fab Change Week - a week-long campaign aimed at promoting continuous improvement within the NHS.
Recognising the North East’s best new nursing talent
Six nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University have received prestigious awards for their efforts whilst training to join the profession.
Experts gather as infant mental health comes under the spotlight
Almost 200 specialists from across the region have gathered at Northumbria University to find out about the support it can offer practitioners on issues surrounding infant mental health.
Student nurses shortlisted for national awards
Two Northumbria University students are in the running to receive scholarships from a prestigious national nursing organisation.
Northumbria shortlisted for four national nursing awards
Outstanding nursing students and staff from Northumbria University have been shortlisted for four prestigious national awards by the Student Nursing Times.
Unique trust and university partnership prepares nursing graduates the Northumbria way
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University have joined forces in a unique partnership to develop an innovative new way of training people with healthcare experience to become nurses.
Northumbria academic brings life-saving surgery to Sri Lanka for first time
A Northumbria University academic is playing the lead role in bringing heart and lung transplants to Sri Lanka – a country where this life-saving surgery has not previously been available.
Does the Citizens Advice Bureau help to reduce stress?
Researchers from Northumbria University are to take part in an innovative study examining the impact the Citizens Advice Bureau can have on people’s health.
Recognition for role in caring for older people
Two of Northumbria’s leading academics specialising in the care of older people have been invited to an event at the House of Lords to commend the work of nurses in this field.
Undiagnosed hearing difficulties identified thanks to new project
A Northumbria University lecturer has been jointly awarded the prestigious Advancing Healthcare award for his work to improve access to health services for people with learning disabilities.
New breed of medical graduate helping critical care units cope
In 2009 Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust identified the need to develop a new kind of medical professional to support medical staffing of intensive care units in response to variations in recruitment, retention patterns of medical staff and working time regulations.
What has the immune system ever done for me?
Members of the public are invited to attend a free lecture exploring how the human immune system defends the body – and how scientists can use immunity to fight deadly diseases.
Wear your health on your sleeve – Northumbria students granted £10,000 for wearable technology designs
Design students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been awarded generous grants to develop their wearable technology designs - which could create significant savings for the NHS.
Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing
Up to 400 of the world’s leading experts on ageing will visit Northumbria University next year to take part in the British Society of Gerontology’s annual conference.
Research aims to improve Travellers’ health
Health care services have a challenge in meeting the multiple and complex needs of Traveller communities according to new research published by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Research to explore links between mentoring and doctors’ wellbeing
A new research project looking at how mentoring may lead to improvements in doctors’ health and wellbeing has received a prestigious grant from the British Medical Association.
Rescue workers undergo emergency training at Northumbria
Volunteers for an international disaster search and rescue team have undertaken intensive training on how to respond to emergency situations at Northumbria University.
Nutritional research helps improve care home menus
Nutritional expertise at Northumbria University, Newcastle has helped enhance the menus of a prestigious care provider.
Poverty and health in the spotlight
The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, Sir Harry Burns, will discuss the link between poverty and poor health at a public lecture at Northumbria University this week.