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WMS signs transfer agreement with American University of Antigua

Warwick Medical School has signed a transfer agreement with the American University of Antigua, meaning that students at AUA's College of Medicine will be able to transfer to WMS to finish their medical degree.

Mon 15 Apr 2019, 08:40 | Tags: news

Student intervention helps save young boy

The quick thinking and intervention from two third year Warwick medical students was vital to a young boy when he came to the Emergency Department at UHCW with worrying symptoms.

Wed 10 Apr 2019, 11:03 | Tags: news

Medical students awarded prize by Academy of Medical Educators

Two Warwick medical students have been awarded the poster presentation prize at the Academy of Medical Educators annual conference in recognition of their work on a new reflective model for thinking through professionalism dilemmas in medicine.

Mon 08 Apr 2019, 15:17 | Tags: news

Medical student awarded JASME prize for non-science support group

A Warwick medical student has been awarded a prestigious prize by the Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) in recognition of his work supporting non-biological science background graduate medical students.

Fri 05 Apr 2019, 10:10 | Tags: news

Patient online consultation requests ‘mirror’ busiest surgery times

Patients are using online consultations in the same way they would arrange a consultation via traditional means, a new study by WMS reveals.

Thu 28 Mar 2019, 08:48 | Tags: news

Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations

Le Temps featured an article about the record numbers of kidney donations in Israel which includes comments from Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations.

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:09 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to the following colleagues on their recent promotions, which will be effective from 1 June 2019: Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor & Debbi Marais, Reader

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:03 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded his PhD

 Tamas Revesz

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded the degree of PhD by Published Work in Health Sciences for his work on ‘The Many Faces of Two Closely Related Tauopathies: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration’. Tamas was supervised by Diane Playford in the Division of Health Sciences.

Thu 21 Mar 2019, 10:35 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Over 40% of GPs intend to quit within five years

A new study by our researchers has revealed that over 40% of GPs intend to leave general practice over the next five years - an increase of nearly a third since 2014.

Mon 04 Mar 2019, 09:24 | Tags: news WPC HS_APC

Dr Felicity Boardman Associate Professor interview on BBC Cov and Warwickshire

Dr Felicity Boardman, Associate Professor was interviewed on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire this morning about predictive genetic testing.

Wed 27 Feb 2019, 11:27 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_Ethics

Bad cholesterol: ‘Slim down’ fat-carrying particles to reduce its spread

The enzyme that ‘loads up’ fat-carrying particles in the liver before they are transported around the body has been identified for the first time by scientists at Warwick Medical School.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 13:41 | Tags: news

Low-cost changes in hospital canteens could ‘nudge’ customers to healthier diets

Making healthy food easier to access in hospital canteens and food outlets, as well as increasing healthy options and reducing portion sizes, are the most effective ways of encouraging healthcare staff to improve their diets according to a new study from WMS.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 13:40 | Tags: news HealthSciences

WMS medical students win national Wild Trials competition

Two teams from Warwick Medical School have held off competition from 20 other medical school teams to come first and second in a national pre-hospital wilderness medicine competition, Wild Trials 2019.

Thu 07 Feb 2019, 08:56 | Tags: news

WMS Statement on recent disciplinary hearings

Fri 01 Feb 2019, 14:45 | Tags: news

Winter Graduation 2019 - WMS celebrates student success

On Wednesday 16 January we held our WMS Winter Graduation Reception Buffet and Prizegiving Ceremony. The event was an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our CPD, master's and PhD students who graduated this January.

Tue 29 Jan 2019, 12:03 | Tags: news

Hannah Andrews, awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD

Hannah Andrews, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD on ‘The Experience of Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Nursing’. Hannah was supervised by Kate Seers and Stephanie Tierney in the Division of Health Sciences.

Thu 17 Jan 2019, 08:38 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Starving, sprouts and strolls: how to step into Christmas healthily

Worried about putting on a few pounds over the festive period? Dr James Gill is here to answer your questions with his guide 'Starving, sprouts and strolls: how to step into Christmas healthily!'

Thu 20 Dec 2018, 09:29 | Tags: news

Reducing energy costs and social isolation ‘essential opportunities’ in supporting older adults in extreme weather

The cost of heating and cooling the home, and increasing social isolation are significant factors in health risk of older adults during extreme weather, according to a new study by Warwick Medical School.

Thu 20 Dec 2018, 09:27 | Tags: news

Variation in treatment for vomiting during pregnancy costs the NHS an estimated £60 million

The economic cost to the NHS of vomiting and nausea during pregnancy is over £60 million, higher than previously thought, according to new estimates by Warwick Medical School.

Thu 20 Dec 2018, 09:26 | Tags: news

Prizegiving evening celebrates student success

Our 2018 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place last week, 6 December, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our medical students over the last year and recognising teaching excellence amongst our staff.

Tue 11 Dec 2018, 11:43 | Tags: news

MSci Integrated Science

We're excited to have launched a new undergraduate course for 2020 entry, MSci Integrated Science, incorporating principles from biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computing. Find out more about it.

Tue 11 Dec 2018, 09:14 | Tags: BMS

Research by Professor Franco Cappuccio featured in Nature

Nature featured research by Professor Franco Cappuccio which shows that day-to-day variations in sleep quality affect standing balance in healthy adults. Read the Warwick press release to find out more about this work.

Wed 05 Dec 2018, 12:01 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_STATS

Noel McCarthy awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Noel McCarthy awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Noel McCarthy who has been awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, mentored by Kate Seers. WMS staff seeking this teaching accreditation, in particular those without formal teaching qualifications, are supported in preparation by the Learning and Development Centre. Find out more.

Tue 04 Dec 2018, 11:38 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_STATS HS_Ethics

Falls are more likely when you’ve had a bad night's sleep

Disturbances during sleep decreases capability to control posture and balance according to researchers from Warwick Medical School and the University of Warwick's Department of Engineering.

Mon 03 Dec 2018, 08:51 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Self-assessing back pain by app just as effective as traditional methods, study shows

Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a new study from Warwick Medical School has shown.

Fri 30 Nov 2018, 08:45 | Tags: news WCTU

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