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USW publishes major report on Palliative Care for Children

Posted on September 15, 2015

A major report for Ty Hafan children’s hospice – Palliative Care for Children and Young People in Wales – co-written by Professor Marcus Longley, director of the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care at the University of South Wales, gets widespread coverage today.

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Prof Longley discusses NHS governance on Radio Wales

Posted on July 6, 2015

Professor Marcus Longley (LSE) was interviewed this morning on Good Morning Wales on the new Green Paper on NHS Wales governance.

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Prof Marcus Longley on Radio Wales today

Posted on June 12, 2015

Prof Marcus Longley was interviewed on Good Morning Wales this morning about the differences between healthcare regulatory systems in England on Wales in light of a new report which is highly critical of mental services in England.

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WIHSC supports Let's Talk Cancer

Posted on June 9, 2015

WIHSC Director Prof Marcus Longley is supporting ‘Let’s Talk Cancer’, a new project from the Institute of Welsh Affairs asking for cancer patients and their families to suggest changes to cancer care in Wales.

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Prof Marcus Longley interviewed about Health Inspectorate Wales

Posted on June 1, 2015

Professor Marcus Longley, Professor of Applied Health Policy, was interviewed on BBC Good Morning Wales this morning discussing calls to abolish Healthcare Inspectorate Wales.

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Jane Davies awarded PhD for her thesis into peripheral arterial disease

Posted on February 2, 2015

Dr Jane Davies has been awarded her PhD Dr Jane Davies, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, has been awarded a PhD for her thesis, “A contemporary examination of screening for peripheral arterial disease for the purpose of cardiovascular risk assessment.”

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Prof Marcus Longley talks about pressures facing NHS

Posted on January 26, 2015

Prof Marcus Longley was interviewed on The Sunday Supplement , Good Morning Wales Morning Call on BBC Radio Wales today about the pressures facing the NHS.

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Janine Wyn Davies interviewed on BBC Radio Wales about link between smoking and infant deaths

Posted on January 20, 2015

Janine Wyn Davies, Professional Head of Midwifery Education, was interviewed this morning (Tuesday, 20 January) on BBC Radio Wales on the added risk factor of smoking as a contributory factor of unexplained infant deaths in Wales.

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Professor Marcus Longley interviewed about pressures on A&E

Posted on January 19, 2015

Professor Marcus Longley, Professor of Applied Health Policy, was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live on Friday, 16 January, discussing the pressures on hospital Accident and Emergency departments.

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CRICS celebrates REF results

Posted on January 5, 2015

More than half of USW’s nursing and healthcare research is either world-leading or internationally excellent (3-4*) and all of our research is internationally recognised, so the outcome of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework reveals.

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CTDRU's research into better sleep

Posted on November 20, 2014

A postgraduate research study into the effect of mattresses and sleep/pain has been published in the Western Mail entitled Research into the future of good night’s sleep.

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150 delegates speak Welsh at ISONG Congress in Arizona!

Posted on November 20, 2014

The 26th Annual Congress of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics was held this year from November 7th- 9th at Scottsdale, Arizona. With a packed 3-day programme of keynote, plenary and parallel sessions and 150 delegates from ten countries, it was important that the opening remarks from ISONG President, Professor Maggie Kirk, set the right tone.

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Professor Marcus Longley appears of The Wales Report

Posted on November 13, 2014

Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC, appears on this week’s The Wales Report, discussing where the NHS in Wales is heading.

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Marcus Longley’s report on patient care is covered by BBC

Posted on November 11, 2014

Professor Marcus Longley’s 2012 report on patient care in the Welsh NHS is mentioned on BBC online today as part of news of plans to strengthen patient watchdogs’ ability to monitor health services in Wales.

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PhD student wins best presentation at Nursing Conference

Posted on November 11, 2014

Stacey Rees, an MPhil/PhD student within the Unit for Development in Intellectual Disabilities, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education won the prize for best presentation at the Community Nursing Research Conference held on the 5th November in Cardiff.

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