Would you know what to do, if you saw someone collapse in the street? Could you be the person who could give them the best chance of survival? If you feel like you wouldn’t have a clue how you’d handle that situation, you are not alone. The Resuscitation Council reports that there are around 30,000 cardiac arrests […]

We’d rather be walking

This year, the School of Health Sciences has taken part in the University of Surrey GCC walking challenge. Colleagues have come together to form teams made of 7 people to compete for the most number of steps they can walk, run, cycle or swim. We are very pleased to say that this year we have […]

Cancer survivorship

Watching the Olympics over the weekend has been inspiring, but also fascinating. Behind the scenes our athletes work hard with their coaches in preparation for their events and this behind the scenes view can be as interesting TV as the sprint finish or rugby sevens. What has been thought-provoking is that athletes have teams of […]

The Spending Review – what about the students?

I’ve recently attended several meetings and workshops exploring the spending review and its impact. There’s more meetings this week, I’m on a train on my way to one now. What I’m wondering is, what will the impact be on those who are currently considering healthcare in a few years time. Will they never know it […]