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Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2014

The 2nd Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 9 October, in Oxford Brookes' historic Headington Hill Hall, to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

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Relevant areas: all departments

Faculty Newsletter - October edition released

Read the October edition of the newsletter now for all the latest research news stories and events from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

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

Paramedic Alumni Wins Prestigious Enterprise Award

Earlier this month, Cheshire based business Jigsaw Medical, founded and run by former Oxford Brookes student Chris Percival, were delighted to win Best Enterprise in the Northern Heats of the the Lloyds Bank Enterprise Awards.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

Carol Ann Gee and Dr Sian Jones Win Teaching Awards

Psychology teaching fellow Dr Siân Jones and Mental Health Nursing lecturer Carol Gee have been chosen as winners at the Brookes Union Teaching Awards 2014. Dr Jones was selected for the Best Academic Advisor Award, whilst Carol Gee was the winner of the Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty Award.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Faculty Careers Event Inspires Undergraduates

Over 40 employers and experts attended the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Careers Event to discuss their careers and offer advice to current students, with a large 'speed-networking' event, as well as a mini-careers fair and a keynote lecture by Dr Andrew Bottomley.

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

Oxford Brookes University Recruiting Student Nurses in Swindon

Oxford Brookes University has received funding to recruit 60 additional Nursing and 8 additional Operating Department Practice (ODP) students at their Ferndale Campus in Swindon.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

Oxford Academic Health Science Centre Launch Event

Following its designation at the end of last year, the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre, which combines Oxford’s world-leading NHS Trusts and academic institutions in order to tackle the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century, recently held its launch event.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

Student Nurse of the Year Awards

Four Brookes students have been nominated for this year's Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

Nairobi Hospice Graduation 2014

Nairobi Hospice and Oxford Brookes University held a graduation ceremony for the Diploma of Higher Education in Palliative Care in Nairobi on 15 February 2014. There were 26 graduates, from different settings in Africa and different professional backgrounds.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

Student on a Keogh Care Review Panel

Mental Health Nursing student Lowri Aldworth was recently one of the contributors to a Keogh care review team, writing about her experience in the Nursing Standard journal.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

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