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Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

The 4th Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 28th of June, in The Lounge, John Henry Brookes Building at Headington Campus to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

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Brookes students praise health and social care providers for excellent learning experience

The Placement of the Year Awards celebrate excellent placements and learning environments provided by health and social care providers from 350 placement providers, including local NHS Trusts the Oxford Radcliffe University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as well as placement providers in London, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Devon, Somerset, Cornwall and Gloucestershire.

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Relevant areas: Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Student midwife recognised at national awards

An inspirational student midwife was honoured this week for her passion and commitment at a prestigious awards ceremony in Central London. Jane Carpenter was recognised by Cavell Nurses’ Trust for her enthusiasm, commitment and hard work in her midwifery studies and wins a £1,500 prize fund to put towards a travel placement of her choice, enabling her to further develop her skills as a midwife.

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Relevant areas: Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Oxford Brookes Swindon is moving

Oxford Brookes University has been teaching three year Adult Nursing Degree and Diploma courses at the Ferndale Campus since 1999. Together with our Operating Department Practice diploma course and CPD provision, we have a flourishing student community that is continuing to grow.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2015

The 3rd Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 21st October, in Oxford Brookes’ historic Headington Hill Hall. The event celebrated excellence in student practice education provided by health and social care service providers. The Placement of the Year Awards are voted for by students and promotes and rewards excellent practice in placements and learning environments., The event also celebrated the outstanding work undertaken by the Faculty’s many local and regional placement partners

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Oxford to lead work towards more personalised care for patients

26 October 2015, Oxford (UK): Oxford is today named as a centre for excellence leading the drive to tailor more treatments to the needs of individual patients. A Precision Medicine Catapult centre will be established in Oxford bringing together business and research to develop new products and services.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Oxford Academic Health Science Network September Newsletter

Read the latest Oxford Academic Health Science Network Newsletter for September

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Faculty awarded Athena SWAN Silver

Athena SWAN Silver has been awarded to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in recognition of their commitment to advancing women's careers in science and medicine in higher education.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Over 1000 people take part in the biggest Brookes Science Bazaar yet

Every March, science spills into the county’s streets and spaces for a range of talks, events and activities as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Identity is related to wellbeing in older age, research finds

Our results suggest that wellbeing does not depend on what you remember, or even how good your memory is. What is crucial is how you conceptualise your identity in the present moment.

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Relevant areas: Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

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