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Health Sciences news round up

Published: 4 June 2015

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

Anne Baileff has contributed an article to the latest issue of Nursing in Practice about the role of advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs). Within the piece Anne discussed examples of the skills and competencies required for advanced practice, the contribution ANPs make to the NHS and what the future holds for ANPs in 2016 and beyond. The digital edition of the publication is available here.


The launch of the Cancer Immunology Campaign that our Dean, Dame Jessica Corner, attended received extensive media coverage. Professor Peter Johnson and immunotherapy clinical trial patient, Tom Worthen, were on the red sofas during last Thursday’s BBC South Today at 6.30 and 10.30 pm. The campaign also received coverage on the BBC website as well as in the Echo.

The momentum is now building towards the national public London launch on 23rd June, where 100 major donors/prospective donors and special guests will be welcomed. To read more about the campaign, or find out how you can support it, please visit the website.


The Spring 2015 edition of Working Papers in the Health Sciences is now available for download. The issue focuses on improving quality care delivery and protecting children’s rights in hospital through data driven audit processes.

Two new papers have also been published: The RIPE Project protocol: Researching Interventions that Promote Ethics in Social Care by Anna Gallagher and Anna Cox; and Professor Alan Glasper – A Career Spanning Six Decades by Diane Carpenter.



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