Posted on Thursday 9 January 2020
A mystery condition that can leave sufferers with unexplained paralysis is being investigated in an innovative new study led by researchers from the Department
Posted on Monday 6 January 2020
A University of York inspirational research leader has launched a new research project EMPOWER: a European platforM to PromOte Wellbeing and HEalth in the workplace together with European collaborators. This is an ambitious project aimed at reducing work stress.
Posted on Thursday 21 November 2019
Men, the elderly and people from deprived areas are among the patients most likely to miss an urgent referral appointment for suspected cancer, a study led by the University of York has found.
Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2019
A new apprenticeship programme to train Nursing Associates has been launched by the Department of Health Sciences, University of York.
Posted on Monday 21 October 2019
Professor Hilary Graham from the Department of Health Sciences and Professor Piran White from Environment and Geography win journal award
Posted on Monday 14 October 2019
New intake start course designed around new Nursing & Midwifery Council standards of proficiency
Posted on Friday 11 October 2019
PhD student wins prestigious award
Posted on Monday 23 September 2019
Researchers have discovered that a commonly used antidepressant also leads to an early reduction in anxiety symptoms.
Posted on Thursday 19 September 2019
More than 60% of people recognise that addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency, new research involving scientists at the University of York suggests.
Posted on Friday 13 September 2019
Cancer patients who miss an urgent referral appointment for their symptoms are 12% more likely to die within 12 months of diagnosis, a major new study has found.
Posted on Thursday 5 September 2019
People whose homes are damaged by storms or flooding are significantly more likely to experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, according to new research.
Posted on Tuesday 3 September 2019
Social media users are generally positive about their personal data being used for research purposes, a study by the Department of Health Sciences has revealed.
Posted on Thursday 25 July 2019
Research led by York’s Department of Health Sciences will explore how school-based ‘Smoke-free Intervention’ classes could improve the lives of children in Bangladesh and Pakistan at risk of breathing in second-hand cigarette and biri smoke.
Posted on Thursday 18 July 2019
Researchers from the Department of Health Sciences have joined forces with other leading experts to tackle worsening health inequalities between the North and the rest of England.
Posted on Tuesday 16 July 2019
Staff and students pick up awards at 2019 GSA awards
Posted on Thursday 11 July 2019
The University of York is at the heart of two strategic partnerships to tackle the greatest health challenges in Yorkshire and the Humber, and the North East and North Cumbria.
Posted on Friday 5 July 2019
We’re delighted to have some of the happiest nursing students in the UK.
Posted on Thursday 4 July 2019
The potential harm from medical instruments is not made clear in academic studies, according to research by the University of York
Posted on Thursday 27 June 2019
First year undergraduate nursing student Rebecca Reffold has become an Ambassador for Cancer Research.
Posted on Wednesday 5 June 2019
Research at the University of York has shown that women are underrepresented in research into the links between cannabis and psychosis, which could limit understanding of the impact of the drug.
Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019
A dedicated intervention to help people with severe mental illness stop smoking can double quit rates at six months compared to standard care, research by the University of York has revealed.
Posted on Monday 15 April 2019
Researchers at the University of York have shown that costly external NHS hospital inspections are not associated with improvements in quality of care.
Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019
A new rehabilitation programme which significantly improves the quality of life of patients with heart failure from the comfort of their own homes will be rolled out at four NHS centres across the UK.
Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019
Researchers from the Department have shown that regulations on smokeless tobacco are still lacking, despite 181 countries agreeing to a common approach to controlling the demand and supply.
Posted on Friday 29 March 2019
New unique and comprehensive guide to the management of foot and ankle pathologies now available
Posted on Wednesday 27 March 2019
A new £5 million centre, involving researchers from the University of York, will explore how we can live differently in order to tackle climate change.
Posted on Wednesday 20 March 2019
Three second year nursing students; Susan Birkitt, Noalala Ndlovu and Esther Meza have successfully secured a place on the York Leaders programme.
Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2019
Carina Mayne, a third year mental health student, has been nominated for Student Nurse of the Year award by the Student Nursing Times magazine.
Posted on Monday 4 March 2019
Second year adult MNursing student, Morgan Hopkins has recently been offered a place on the Council of Dean’s Student Leadership Programme.
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?"