Latest news for the School of Health and Social Work
The first study examining the role of feedback in health research projects involving patients and members of the public (PPI research*) has found that a fifth of PPI contributors never received feedback on how their input has shaped the research project.
17 April 2018
New research has found that schools in poorer areas could be doing more to entice young people to eat at school, by making the eating areas more attractive places to socialise and treating pupils more like customers at lunchtime.
9 April 2018
In March 2018, numerous events took place across the University of Hertfordshire in recognition of Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
13 March 2018
New research, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has found that women are not always getting enough information from their midwives and antenatal classes about what to expect during induction, or the possible risks.
18 January 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is sponsoring the Civic Awards 2018. Make your nomination today.
16 January 2018
We are offering a new £1,000 bursary plus a combination of £500 worth of additional benefits for the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing for all successful applicants who will join us in January 2018.
8 December 2017
Research identifies how the NHS and care homes can work better together to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare to the half million people in residential care.
20 July 2017
University of Hertfordshire study into reducing antibiotic prescribing for chest infections wins national award
A pilot study into the use of near patient diagnostics in general practice, to help GPs and nurse practitioners prescribe antibiotics for chest infections more precisely, has won a national Public Health England Award.
28 June 2017
Series of University of Hertfordshire reports for Public Health England highlight link between supportive school environments and lower risk of cyberbullying and self-harm.
22 June 2017
Four in ten young teenagers buy sugar-filled drinks during the school lunch break, despite a ban inside school gates, new research finds
University of Hertfordshire study, published in the journal Appetite, urges schools to work harder to offer affordable, nutritious lunch options and a more desirable social environment.
5 June 2017