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'Coventry Creates' and Care Companion

Care Companion, a Unit of Academic Primary Care project, benefits from a creative partnership award allowing artists to continue their work during the COVID-19 pandemic through collaboration with researchers from the social sciences, arts, science and medicine from across both the city’s universities.

Thu 02 Jul 2020, 12:37 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_APC

Warwick Primary Care Researcher wins Yvonne Carter Award

The Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher has been awarded to Dr Sarah Mitchell. Sarah recently gained her PhD here at WMS, supervised by Prof Jeremy Dale. It is especially exciting that Sarah should receive this award, as Yvonne Carter was Dean of Warwick Medical School from 2004 to 2009.

Mon 29 Jun 2020, 12:14 | Tags: news HealthSciences HS_APC

Care Companion demonstrates vital role of online resources in carers’ wellbeing during lockdown

The role that online resources have played in supporting the wellbeing of unpaid carers and keeping them connected during the COVID-19 lockdown is being highlighted this week by the WMS team behind Care Companion.

Wed 10 Jun 2020, 08:29 | Tags: news HealthSciences HS_APC


Confusion over CPR in patients with covid-19

Prof Franco Cappuccio from MHWB unit has letter published in the BMJ regarding CPR in Covid-19 patients

Mon 18 May 2020, 10:33 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_MHWB

Academic Promotions

Congratulations to the following colleagues in SSSH on their recent promotions which will be effective from 1 June 2020:

Catherine Bennett – Reader
Kirstie Haywood – Reader
Felicity Boardman – Professor
David Davies – Professor
Lanre Sorinola – Professor

Well done to all.

Tue 07 Apr 2020, 12:52 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Sophie Staniszewka

Grant successes

Congratulations to Sophie Staniszewka for her successful grant, Developing high quality commissioning of PPIE in NIHR of £40,698.

Tue 07 Apr 2020, 12:42 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

PhD Congratulations to Nathan Pearson

Nathan Pearson has been awarded a PhD in Health Sciences for his PhD on ‘Improving the Assessment of Fatigue in Axial Spondyloarthritis: improving patient outcomes’. Nathan was supervised by Kirstie Haywood, Jon Packham and Liz Tutton in the Division of Health Sciences.

Wed 29 Jan 2020, 12:23 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall - National Teaching Fellowship 2019

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall (Warwick Medical School), who is honoured with a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship award at graduation this week.

Tue 28 Jan 2020, 09:55 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Lise Worthen-Chaudhari - PhD awarded

 

PhD student awarded

Congratulations to Lise Worthen-Chaudhari, who has been awarded a PhD (by Published Works) in Health Sciences for her PhD on ‘Neurorehabilitation: Skill Learning After Neurotrauma'. Lise was supervised by Prof Diane Playford in the Division of Health Sciences.

Wed 08 Jan 2020, 12:00 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations: Wendy Robertson

Congratulations to Dr Wendy Robertson, who has been made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff (APP EXP). All HEA Fellows have, through their applications, demonstrated a personal commitment to learning and teaching in higher education. Further information about APP EXP and HEA Fellowships can be found here.

Thu 31 Oct 2019, 14:22 | Tags: HealthSciences HS_STATS

MILESTONE video nominated for award

Congratulations to the Milestone team, whose short film 'Lost in Transit' has been shortlisted for the Royal Television Society Awards in the Midlands. Watch the film here.

Mon 07 Oct 2019, 09:22 | Tags: HealthSciences

Congratulations: Lazaros Andronis

Congratulations to Dr Lazaros Andronis, who has been awarded funding through the Monash Warwick Alliance Education Scheme as a visiting educator to Monash University later in the academic year.

Mon 07 Oct 2019, 09:21 | Tags: HealthSciences

Imagining Futures is being exhibited as part of the British Science Festival - Felicity Boardman

I:DNA

I:DNA, which highlights the findings of Felicity Boardman's research project, Imagining Futures is being exhibited as part of the British Science Festival. The research explores the perspectives of people living with genetic conditions and their attitudes towards genetic screening. The installation uses spoken word, song, a large double helix structure and screens to communicate the findings of the research in an innovative and engaging way.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 14:06 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Dr Debbi Marais, who has recently gained recognition as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA/Advance HE)

Congratulations to Dr Debbi Marais, who has recently gained recognition as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA/Advance HE) through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff.

All HEA Fellows have, through their applications, demonstrated a personal commitment to learning and teaching in higher education. Further information can be found here.

Wed 14 Aug 2019, 12:31 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Prof Colin Macdougall awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall, who has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by AdvanceHE.

Tue 06 Aug 2019, 09:04 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences

WMS Master's in Public Health ranked 16th in the world

We're delighted that our Master's in Public Health has been ranked 16th in the world in the Eduniversal Best Master's Ranking 2019.

Wed 31 Jul 2019, 09:26 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Prof Paramjit Gill named Medical Professional of the Year

Paramjit Gill, Professor of General Practice, has been named winner of the Medical Professional of the Year accolade at the 2019 British Indian Awards.

Wed 31 Jul 2019, 09:20 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Video GP surgeries could curb need for face-to-face visits

Patients consulting their doctor by video link could reduce the need for GP visits but it is not suitable for everyone, a pilot study involving Warwick Medical School has found.

Thu 06 Jun 2019, 08:15 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Mortality rate ‘weekend effect’ not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals

The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care due to the lack of data preceding patient admission and on the severity of their illness, a new study conducted at Warwick Medical School has concluded.

Thu 06 Jun 2019, 08:10 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Only one in five doctors aware of patient feedback about their care online, survey reveals

Around one in five doctors are aware of patient feedback about themselves on review and ratings websites, according to a new survey of health professionals.

Mon 03 Jun 2019, 12:23 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Prof Franco Cappuccio awarded Recognition of Excellence Award in Dietary Salt Reduction

The 2019 Awards Committee of the World Hypertension League has awarded the 2019 WHL Recognition of Excellence Award in Dietary Salt Reduction to Professor Francesco Cappuccio in recognition of his role as a global leader who has contributed much to better the global population.

Wed 22 May 2019, 14:43 | Tags: news HealthSciences

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 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

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

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