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Health Sciences news roundup on 11th September 2014

Published: 11 September 2014

A summary of the latest news and intelligence from around the Faculty.


Principle research fellow Tracy Long-Sutehall has had a comment piece published in The Conversation about tissue donation and the research work that has been undertaken at Health Sciences.



Following last week’s news of Wendy Wigley’s nomination in the Health Education Wessex Shine Awards 2014, congratulations also go to Jane March McDonald who was nominated in the High Performing Education and Training Team of the Year category. These prestigious awards recognise education and training excellence for the NHS. Well done Jane!



Professor Anne Bruton and research fellow Roxy Tehrany have just returned from the European Respiratory Society Conference, by over 22,000 researchers and clinicians from around the world. Roxy presented some of her work with Anne on breathing patterns in health and disease and Anne @anniebruton was one of the top ten influencers on Twitter over this period. Anne’s conference experience has been Storified.



Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Kitson-Reynolds who’s had her thesis project published in the British Journal of Midwifery. Her study highlights the challenge that some newly qualified midwives face with changing professional responsibilities, and identifies how specific preparation may facilitate their transition to qualified practice: The project: Fairy tale midwifery - fact or fiction: the lived experiences of newly qualified midwives is published in volume 22(9), pp660-668.



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