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Dr Felicity Boardman - an inspiring example of how to be a public intellectual with panache!

This is a great broadcast by Felicity now on iplayer radio.

An inspiring example of how to be a public intellectual with panache!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b0v5xb

BBC Radio 4 - Four Thought, Screened out?

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Felicity Boardman discusses genetic screening for 'serious conditions'. But what, she asks, is a 'serious condition'? The answer to that question will vary, and might increase as genomic medicine expands. The answer, too, will have dramatic consequences for which people we will accept as future ...

Thu 03 May 2018, 10:48 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Dr Felicity Boardman has been awarded a Research Enrichment award from Wellcome Trust

Dr Felicity Boardman has been awarded a Research Enrichment award from Wellcome Trust for  'Pre-conception genetic screening for conditions of uncertain or variable prognosis: social and ethical implications'.

Wed 18 Apr 2018, 10:02 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Hale for Invitation by the World Health Organisation

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Hale, who has been invited by the World Health Organisation to serve as a Scientific Advisory Group member, to synthesise practical implementation guidance to support countries introducing health care worker vaccination with influenza uptake or those addressing low immunisation uptake.

Wed 18 Apr 2018, 09:55 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents

Research at Warwick Medical School has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when they grow older and are more likely to become overweight or obese.

Tue 17 Apr 2018, 09:26 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Unit of Academic Primary Care hosts Thai health delegation

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health visited the University of Warwick on the 8th March to learn about healthcare in the UK and find out about how the NHS tackles population health within the NHS.


Alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to deliver hoped-for benefits in practice

The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised according to a study led by Helen Atherton of Warwick Medical School.


WMS student wins prestigious entrepreneur award

Anjali Raj, a PhD student in our Division of Health Sciences, has been announced the winner of the ‘Young Entrepreneur’ accolade at the prestigious Kairali Awards in India in recognition of her work helping women before, during and after pregnancy.

Mon 18 Dec 2017, 15:43 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Dr Felicity Boardman research has found that the majority of people in the UK support screening for spinal muscular atrophy.

SMA News Today, Science Daily, MedicalXpress and Newswise featured research by Dr Felicity Boardman which has found that the majority of people in the UK support screening for spinal muscular atrophy.

Thu 07 Dec 2017, 08:43 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Professor Sophie Staniszewska will be a speaker at the New NHS Alliance’s 2017 Action Summit

National Health Executive reported that Professor Sophie Staniszewska will be a speaker at the New NHS Alliance’s 2017 Action Summit being held at the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Wed 15 Nov 2017, 12:26 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Prof Diane Playford - £50,000 research into new ways of cancer care

Stratford Herald featured news that a £50,000 research project in which the University of Warwick is involved will look at new ways of delivering cancer care. The article includes comments from Professor Diane Playford.

Wed 18 Oct 2017, 12:49 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_Rehab

University receives multi-million pound grants to improve health of the world’s poorest people

The University of Warwick is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.

Wed 19 Jul 2017, 09:41 | Tags: WCTU WPC HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_STATS

SAPC 47th Annual Scientific Meeting - Pioneering Change

Warwick Medical School were delighted to host the annual Society for Academic Primary Care conference on the 12th, 13th and 14th July in the Ramphal Building.

Tue 18 Jul 2017, 11:22 | Tags: news WCTU WPC HealthSciences

Congratulations : Sarah Stewart-Brown

Congratulations to Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, who has been featured in the Medical Women’s Federation's list of the ‘80 brightest and most respected female doctors in the UK’.

Mon 05 Jun 2017, 10:15 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_MHWB HS_STATS

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