Posted on Wednesday 6 February 2019
The potential side-effects of health interventions were not fully reported in more than a third of published health study reviews, research has shown
Posted on Tuesday 29 January 2019
Many patients with lymphoma take longer to be diagnosed than expected, with some thinking these delays could have been avoided, a new report from the University of York has found.
Posted on Tuesday 22 January 2019
People who are mentally ill are 2.4 times more likely than claimants with non-psychiatric conditions to lose their existing benefits following a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) eligibility assessment, research has found.
Posted on Thursday 20 December 2018
Taking part in regular physical activity is linked to a more positive outlook on general health in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a new report.
Posted on Monday 3 December 2018
Researchers are investigating the clinical benefits and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older people with multiple long-term health conditions.
Posted on Thursday 29 November 2018
More people worldwide are vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change than ever before, according to a major new report involving researchers at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 9 November 2018
There is limited high-quality research in many aspects of care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
Posted on Friday 2 November 2018
Many people, across the political spectrum, see education as the key to solving all inequalities.
Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018
A major study involving the University of York has identified socioeconomic deprivation as a major factor in a sharp rise in deaths among 25 to 44-year-olds living in the North of England.
Posted on Thursday 18 October 2018
An expert in addiction and mental health reacts to the Home Office announcement that cannabis-based products can be used to treat some medical conditions from 1 November 2018.
Posted on Wednesday 26 September 2018
Final year nursing student Emma Bower wins award
Posted on Tuesday 11 September 2018
Third year mental health student to take part in national Nursing Times event
Posted on Thursday 6 September 2018
The University of York has secured £1.2m funding to form an innovative mental health network which will focus on improving physical health and reducing health inequalities for people with severe mental illness.
Posted on Monday 3 September 2018
More emphasis should be put on improving the interpersonal skills of overseas doctors wanting to work in the NHS as GPs, a new study has suggested.
Posted on Friday 27 July 2018
Exposure to secondhand smoke is causing thousands of still births in developing countries
Posted on Tuesday 24 July 2018
Three nursing students and one midwifery student have just completed a four month Student Leadership programme run by the Council of Deans.
Posted on Tuesday 10 July 2018
In the 70th year of the NHS, we look at the University's role in the rise of evidence-based healthcare
Posted on Tuesday 3 July 2018
Jordan Lindekens, a fourth year nursing student from the University of Pennsylvania, is doing an eight-week internship with us
Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2018
Charlotte Campbell recently visited the Department to catch up with Child branch lead Claire Metcalfe about her nursing career since she qualified in 2015.
Posted on Tuesday 26 June 2018
Researchers face complex ethical considerations when using social media data
Posted on Wednesday 20 June 2018
How do you follow up one of the most successful books "The Spirit Level?"
Posted on Tuesday 19 June 2018
A team led by the University of York and Hull-York Medical School has secured a £2.4m grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Posted on Friday 15 June 2018
As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, consensus is growing that it needs more money.
Posted on Thursday 14 June 2018
Researchers at the University of York have shown that there has been a 118% rise in those aged over 40 presenting to specialist drug treatment services citing cannabis as their primary health concern.
Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018
The Department of Health Sciences is delighted that its undergraduate BA (Hons) Midwifery Practice has been successfully re-accredited as ‘Baby Friendly’ by UNICEF.
Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2018
Five-year contract awarded to the NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH)
Posted on Monday 30 April 2018
Joe Atkinson, a third-year nursing student from the Department, has been named Student Nurse of the Year in the category of mental health at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018.
Posted on Thursday 12 April 2018
Third year mental health student nominated for Student Nurse of the Year award
Posted on Friday 6 April 2018
A team led by researchers at the University of York will be testing ways to improve clinical trials in the NHS.
Posted on Monday 19 March 2018
Dr Cathryn Britton, Senior lecturer in Midwifery and Lead Midwife for Education has been awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship.
Posted on Tuesday 20 February 2018
45 to 65 age group are showing the highest proportion of household spending on cannabis, rather than the younger generation
Posted on Friday 9 February 2018
Professor Steven Ersser, has been recognised for the International Nurse Researchers Hall of Fame Award.
Posted on Thursday 8 February 2018
MidSoc, the University of York’s student midwifery society are delighted to be hosting a conference on Baby Loss and Bereavement Care.
Posted on Monday 5 February 2018
The University of York is deeply saddened to announce that Alan Maynard, Emeritus Professor of Health Economics and Founding Director of the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York, has passed away.
Posted on Tuesday 23 January 2018
The gap between the super-rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, a report by Oxfam has revealed.
Posted on Thursday 11 January 2018
York researchers convene the UK-India workshop on drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Posted on Monday 18 December 2017
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, new research involving the Department of Health Sciences suggests
Posted on Monday 11 December 2017
Freedom Nwokedi was one of two winners of the national 2017 Sue Pembrey Award.
Posted on Monday 11 December 2017
Children in Bangladesh are being exposed to high levels of second-hand smoke despite laws banning smoking in public spaces, a study carried out by the researchers in the Department of Health Sciences
Posted on Thursday 7 December 2017
Senior lecturer within the Department to work alongside colleagues at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust in a new study
Posted on Tuesday 28 November 2017
The University of York is celebrating the 21st anniversary of its ground breaking trials unit, which has helped improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare.
Posted on Monday 27 November 2017
Ian Hamilton, mental health lecturer in the Department, has recently been looking at the issue around women and drugs.
Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017
The latest drug-treatment figures from Public Health England show that the UK’s current approach is failing to reduce drug-related deaths, which are now at an all-time high.
Posted on Wednesday 8 November 2017
Fundraisers from across Yorkshire have presented researchers in the Department with a cheque for £4,812.06 towards a unique research project into blood cancers.
Posted on Tuesday 31 October 2017
A PhD student from the Department has received an award for research as part of his studies
Posted on Tuesday 31 October 2017
Professor Hilary Graham from the Department is one of the expert speakers at the launch of a major report on global progress in addressing health and climate change.
Posted on Wednesday 18 October 2017
Researchers contribute to a new report calling for regulation of cannabis
Posted on Friday 13 October 2017
Staff from the Department of Health Sciences and Chemistry, together with nursing students, are taking part in this year’s Restart a Heart campaign on 16 October.
Posted on Thursday 5 October 2017
A new report warns that drug recovery work in prison is largely futile unless suitable accommodation and support are available to prisoners after release.
Posted on Monday 2 October 2017
Channel 4 news highlights issue with rise in death from drug misuse in women