Posted on Thursday 11 November 2021
Health Sciences post-doctoral researcher Grace Gardner was a finalist in the prestigious ‘Speak up for Food Security’ research storytelling competition in October.
Posted on Wednesday 10 November 2021
A pioneering study led by University of Bedfordshire to support children with language and communication needs – in collaboration with the Universities of Essex, York and the Open University – has just received £1.4m funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for a new strand of the ‘E-PLAYS’ project.
Posted on Monday 1 November 2021
Department shortlisted for Best Student Experience at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2021.
Posted on Tuesday 26 October 2021
New study shows outdoor activities in groups are the most beneficial for mental health
Posted on Friday 22 October 2021
The PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) presented Professor Christina van der Feltz-Cornelis with the PSAD Mid/Senior Career Researcher Science Award 2021 in the domain of diabetes psychology.
Posted on Tuesday 12 October 2021
The University of York is part of a consortium that has won a $2 million research contract from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve Covid-19 models.
Posted on Wednesday 29 September 2021
James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership identifies research priorities for symptoms not yet medically understood.
Posted on Monday 20 September 2021
Department of Health Sciences maintains its place in the UK top 10.
Posted on Monday 13 September 2021
Department of Health Sciences maintains its place in the UK top 10
Posted on Monday 6 September 2021
Male NHS frontline workers - particularly those who have experienced emotional and mental health problems due to Covid - will be offered support in a new project being developed by the University of York.
Posted on Monday 9 August 2021
With current 14 to 24 year old's possibly the most vulnerable to mental health issues since WWII, York researchers will explore new ways to support their wellbeing.
Posted on Tuesday 29 June 2021
Researchers looking at the impact of the pandemic on pets have discovered a higher proportion of cat owners reporting their companion was more affectionate during lockdown.
Posted on Monday 14 June 2021
Academics from the University of York are part of a major £1.7m research collaboration looking into whether e-cigarettes can help people experiencing homelessness quit smoking.
Posted on Wednesday 9 June 2021
This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for studying nursing and midwifery. The Department's courses are ranked 7th in the subject of Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2022.
Posted on Friday 14 May 2021
Researchers from the Universities of York, Oxford, Cambridge and King's College London have co-authored a report commissioned by the Chief Medical Officer for England, outlining the future direction for mental health research.
Posted on Thursday 13 May 2021
Antidepressant use has gone up in places where more people have moved on to Universal Credit, a new study has shown.
Posted on Tuesday 4 May 2021
A study at the University of York suggests that health inequalities have been made worse during the pandemic for people who use mental health services.
Posted on Tuesday 2 March 2021
Low-income families have a high awareness of healthy diets but can’t afford good quality and nutritious food, new research shows.
Posted on Saturday 30 January 2021
Alumni join the Department as Clinical Academic Teaching Fellow (Nursing) a innovative joint appointment between the Department of Health Sciences and York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Posted on Thursday 28 January 2021
Diabetics living in the UK worry about disruption to insulin supplies as a result of Brexit, new research shows.
Posted on Friday 22 January 2021
Researchers at the University of York have shown that wearing Health and Safety Executive (HSE) rated ultra-grip shoes could reduce injury to NHS staff if they were to be made a recommended part of the uniform.
Posted on Monday 30 November 2020
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating the success of being ranked as one of the most highly regarded places in the UK to study to become a Registered Nurse
Posted on Thursday 19 November 2020
Academics from the University of York and University College London are to lead a major new trial, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, to establish whether integrating the offer of a vaping starter kit to mental health patients who smoke helps increase the number who quit successfully. The cost-effectiveness of this approach will also be analysed.
Posted on Thursday 19 November 2020
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust have been instrumental in assisting the University to become one of the most highly regarded places in the UK to become a Registered Mental Health Nurse.
Posted on Thursday 12 November 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the North of England – leading to more deaths and greater social and economic hardship than any other region in England, according to a new report.
Posted on Monday 26 October 2020
A mental health research project at the University of York is runner-up in a national competition to highlight the best examples of service user and carer involvement in mental health research studies.
Posted on Saturday 10 October 2020
The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with severe mental health illnesses is now being studied by researchers at the University of York in partnership with mental health provider, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).
Posted on Friday 9 October 2020
A University of York expert in social inequalities is to lead a new independent commission to explore the root causes and drivers of inequality and offer solutions to tackle these issues across Greater Manchester.
Posted on Thursday 8 October 2020
A home-based rehabilitation programme currently rolling out across the NHS for patients with heart failure to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.
Posted on Friday 2 October 2020
Keyhole surgery is no better at treating frozen shoulder than two alternative therapies, an NIHR-funded trial involving researchers at the University of York published in the Lancet today has found.
Posted on Wednesday 23 September 2020
Nursing at York is in the top five in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Posted on Friday 18 September 2020
The alcohol industry is increasingly funding academic research into the impacts of alcohol consumption – with some studies making claims about the health benefits of alcohol, new research suggests.
Posted on Monday 7 September 2020
The Department of Health Sciences is in the UK top 10.
Posted on Monday 24 August 2020
The Department is sad to report the death of Professor Hugh MacPherson.
Posted on Wednesday 19 August 2020
The number of deaths globally due to smokeless tobacco has gone up by a third in 7 years to an estimated 350,000 people, a new study suggests.
Posted on Thursday 6 August 2020
Plaster casts are just as effective as surgery at healing scaphoid waist fractures in the wrist, according to a study involving researchers at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 17 July 2020
We’re delighted to have some of the happiest nursing and midwifery students in the UK.
Posted on Wednesday 1 July 2020
Professor Brian Ferguson has been appointed as the new NIHR Public Health Research (PHR) Programme Director and joins the Department of Health Sciences on 1 st July 2020.
Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020
A lack of palliative care provision for people with motor neurone disease (MND) following diagnosis can cause emotional distress and, in extreme cases, lead to people experiencing suicidal thoughts, new research shows.
Posted on Thursday 11 June 2020
Senior Lecturer will look at developing quality improvement modules for potential inclusion in the General Medical Services (GMS) contract (Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)).
Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2020
Department of Health Sciences moves into the Complete University Guide UK top 10.
Posted on Thursday 21 May 2020
The University of York has been awarded £3m to develop a treatment for people suffering from diabetes and depression in South Asia.
Posted on Thursday 21 May 2020
Researchers are to trial an intervention aimed at preventing and mitigating the onset of depression and loneliness among the most vulnerable in society as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2020
NHS staff are being offered free training to deliver a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme to patients affected by restricted access to services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on Monday 27 April 2020
Academics from the Department are using their research to help people stay fit and healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Posted on Tuesday 21 April 2020
A 22-year-old final year nursing student at the University of York has volunteered to work on a COVID-19 hospital ward.
Posted on Wednesday 15 April 2020
Food banks will struggle to cope during the Covid-19 pandemic and vulnerable households should be given cash grants to buy food instead, a group of leading academics have suggested.
Posted on Tuesday 17 March 2020
Student impresses judges with idea for a family-friendly space in the libary
Posted on Thursday 20 February 2020
Nursing students shortlisted for awards at the forthcoming Student Nursing Times Awards 2020.
Posted on Wednesday 12 February 2020
Anxiety affects one in five patients around the world after a stroke, a major new review suggests.