News: May 2019

Third of people in Wales use digital technology to self-diagnose – new report

More than a third of people in Wales (34 per cent) use digital technology to self-diagnose health conditions, whilst only 14 per cent make a healthcare appointment online.

These insights are from a novel survey exploring how people in Wales use digital technology to support and monitor their health, by Public Health Wales and Bangor University.

Publication date: 30 May 2019

Senedd Research publishes new briefing paper by Bangor academic

A new briefing paper on Early Child Education and Care (ECEC) written by Dr David Dallimore of the School of Health Sciences has been published by the National Assembly of Wales’ Senedd Research Service. This briefing is the first in a series of three, providing a quick guide to early childhood education and care (ECEC). It introduces the concept of ECEC, sets out evidence for different approaches to ECEC and relates this to current policy in Wales.

Publication date: 28 May 2019

Responding to adverse childhood experiences - An evidence review

Public Health Wales’ Policy, Research and International Development directorate in conjunction with the Public Health Collaborating Unit at Bangor University, has produced a new report ‘Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences’.

The new report, developed by Dr Lisa Di Lemma, examines evidence across a variety of programmes responding to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).  The report looked at programmes and interventions for 11 individual ACE types, and ACEs as a collective term, to identify common approaches across programmes.

Publication date: 16 May 2019

Centre’s pioneering research helping to shape future strategy for ageing in Wales

A ground-breaking research centre – the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research - led by Swansea University, with Bangor and Cardiff Universities, is set to play a key role in shaping the future care of older people in Wales.

Publication date: 13 May 2019

Health Board and Bangor University pledge to support nurse development to mark International Nurses Day 2019

Nurses and Midwives across North Wales will have better access to training and development opportunities as part of a year-long pledge by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Bangor University’s School of Health Sciences.

Publication date: 10 May 2019

Bangor University to launch new Social Value Hub

On Tuesday 11 June at Bangor University’s Reichel Conference Centre, the School of Health Sciences will launch a new Social Value Hub.

Publication date: 9 May 2019

Learning Disability Nursing Student of the Year Success at National Awards

A School of Health Sciences student has again won a top prize at the annual Student Nursing Times Awards. Following in the footsteps of previous category winners from Bangor this year, Kate Young won the Student Learning Disability Nurse of the year category at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019.

Publication date: 1 May 2019