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- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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17 June 2019

As explained in one of my previous blogposts – ‘What Public Health means and what you can do with it’ , Public Health is the art and science surrounding disease prevention, health promotion, prolonging life within a population through the organised efforts of the population… 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…

4 January 2019

My name is Yetunde and I am currently studying for a Public Health Masters. Having a background in veterinary medicine has helped me understand the role veterinary doctors play in preventing and controlling zoonotic diseases. Read more…

12 December 2018

In first year we all get a chance to experience different placements. We all have a community placement, a postnatal placement and a labour placement. Labour placements are usually split into high risk units and low risk birthing units. Read more…

11 December 2018

For those of you who have not noticed - darker & colder nights are setting in; mornings involve plenty of hot drinks and de-icing of cars – winter is upon us! Read more…

19 January 2018

Carinna studied BSc (Hons) Midwifery and graduated with first class honours in 2016. She blogs about her first job as a newly qualified midwife. Read more…

1 December 2017

I initially went to university elsewhere to study English literature and philosophy. But I decided I wanted to apply myself to something care-orientated, where I could make a difference to people’s lives. With this in mind, I applied to be a student mental health nurse at Anglia Ruskin. Read more…

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