30 at 30: Transforming Healthcare: HIV  

Russell T Davies’ Channel 4 dramatization “It’s a Sin!” takes us back to the early 1980s when HIV was beginning to impact on the United Kingdom and the rest of the world. As a student nurse during these times, it brought back many memories of the early days of the virus and the confusion and misunderstandings that …

LGBT+ History Month

February marks LGBT+ History Month, a time to learn about and acknowledge the history of LGBT+ people. We consider the marginalisation faced by this community, and the momentous strides taken towards equality, as well as acknowledging the remaining steps toward an equal future that we need to take. The LGBT+ community has long been viewed as a homogenous group of people who are other to “everyone else,” often perceived in only …

30 at 30: Vicky Bailey

This week, we hear from alumna, Vicky Bailey, who graduated from the University of Nottingham with an MSc in Health Care Policy and Organisation in 1994. Vicky is a non-executive director at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, with previous executive leadership roles in Nottingham, including Accountable Officer for both NHS Nottingham West and Rushcliffe …

30 at 30: Sandra Lawton OBE

This week we hear from alumna, Sandra Lawton OBE – Nurse Consultant Dermatology and Clinical Lead at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. Sandra has worked in dermatology for 33 years (previously at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust) and developed the role of dermatology liaison sister in 1990, the first post of this kind in the …

30 at 30: Dean’s Blog

We’ve launched our 30 years of nursing celebrations! Our first blog post from Professor Joanne Lymn (Dean and Head of the School of Health Sciences). 2020 is a really important year for nursing. For the School of Health Sciences we are celebrating 30 years of nursing at Nottingham. Globally however 2020 was designated the international …

Alumni blog: Angela’s physiotherapy journey

One of our 2014 graduates got in touch to share her experience of studying physiotherapy at Nottingham and what they got up to after graduating. From setting up her own business, to moving to the other side of the world; this is Angela’s journey: My Nottingham story My Nottingham physiotherapy journey actually began at the …

Postgraduate Research – recruiting participants for research using social media

This week’s blog post is from Dr Julie Roberts (Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences). Julie shares her experience of recruiting study participants online for research. Online recruitment of participants for research has been around a while but it may be something you are considering for the first time during the Covid-19 …

Physios on the frontline during COVID-19 – Eleanor’s experience

This week’s blog post is from Eleanor, one of our physiotherapy lecturers who shares her experience of working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am a Lecturer/Practitioner physiotherapist who works at the University of Nottingham in the Division of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and at Nottingham University Hospitals, NUH Trust. My area of …

Student profile – Gemma’s experience of studying midwifery

In today’s blog post, we caught up with Gemma to find out more about life as a student midwife at the University of Nottingham. Gemma is currently in her first year of our BSc Midwifery degree programme. Why did you choose to study midwifery at the University of Nottingham? Nottingham is well known for its …

Student profile – David’s experience of studying physiotherapy

Last summer we caught up with David who was graduating in BSc Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham. Here’s his reflection on his time as a student with us… Why did I choose to study physiotherapy at Nottingham? I applied due to the department’s reputation for academic and clinical excellence. However, it was after visiting …