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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education combines the research expertise and resources of a modern university with those of an established medical school.

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70% of our research was judged to be internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and of that, 15% was considered world leading.


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10/01/14: Study reveals patients with learning difficulties can become invisible in hospitals

13/11/13: International collaboration crucial in preparing mental health nurses to provide high quality care, senior academic says

11/11/13: Two professors awarded School of Nursing visiting professorships

08/10/13: Three new Professors appointed to the Faculty

08/10/13: Prestigious Funding of £2.4 million provides revitalised enthusiasm for research

08/10/13: Expert calls for greater awareness of the impact of crime on people with mental health problems

28/08/13: New study highlights the scale of continence problems among people with dementia

27/06/13: Chronic knee pain self-management programme praised by NICE5

27/06/13: Dr Annette Boaz appointed as a reader in healthcare research at the Faculty6

26/06/13: Credible information crucial for NHS managers, says academic

01/05/13: Learning disability end-of-life researcher joins Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

29/04/13: Fully funded postgraduate course available to NHS professionals interested in clinical research

15/03/13: Researchers to investigate how satisfied carers of stroke survivors are with social care supports

10/01/13: Research reveals landing first job can be harder for nurses from ethnic minorities

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