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3 June 2019

25% of adults and 10% of children suffer a mental health illness according to the National Health Service (NHS) and the mental health awareness week in the UK takes place in May. Personally, I never fully understood the definition of health as given by the World Health Organization (WHO), until now… Read more…

11 February 2019

At the end of my first trimester, we had a graduate of the MSc Public health programme speak to us about her project. It was shocking to see that most people in the class including myself fell short of having at least 30 minutes of exercise in a day. Read more…

4 February 2019

The other day at my part-time work, a colleague asked me: “Remind me, what do you study again?”. My response was, “Oh, Public Health”. There was a brief silence followed by another question: “What’s that? Like, what do you do with the degree?”. Read more…

4 February 2019

Placements are a big part of my child nursing course. So far, I would say that my favourite placement has been the Paediatric Accident and Emergency (A&E) department. Read more…

14 January 2019

Whilst many of us spend Christmas day by the lovely warm fireplace, opening lots of presents and smelling the turkey cooking in the oven, hundreds of children and young people face being in hospital. They battle a range of complex illnesses and new challenges… Read more…

28 November 2017

I'm an international postgraduate student doing my Masters in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery at ARU. Since early childhood, I have been always been fascinated by machines. Read more…

19 June 2017

This week I want to share with you an average week on placement, to try and demonstrate how to keep a uni-life balance. I am currently placed in the community, to meet the number of hours you need to complete four short days (8am–4pm) per week. Read more…

22 May 2017

The first tranche of placement – for me at least – passed in a whirlwind of baby delivery, a hit-and-run with HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) on scene, a veritable plethora of DIBs (Difficulty in Breathing)… Read more…

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