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Major trial explores most effective speech therapy for people with Parkinson's disease

A major clinical has shown that the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment is more effective than current speech and language therapy provided by the NHS for patients with Parkinson's disease .

11 July 2024

Physiotherapy students’ support older patients in hospital with awareness raising work

Physiotherapy students Hannah Thomason and Honey Rodda are supporting patients and staff at a local hospital by raising awareness of how bed rest can increase frailty in older people.

28 June 2024

Supporting undergraduates with research opportunities

Funding has been secured by the School of Allied and Public Health Professions to support undergraduate students with health and social care research opportunities.

03 May 2024

Discovering the secrets of UK’s oldest leather

Diagnostic Radiographer Dr James Elliot has been working with a local archaeologist to uncover the secrets of what is believed to be the UK’s oldest piece of neolithic leather.

20 February 2024

Shaping the development of operating department practice in the UK

Alan Mount, a senior academic in the School of Allied and Public Health Professions, is appointed Chair of Education and Standards Committee for College of Operating Department Practitioners.

08 February 2024

Key work supports future Allied Health Professions and the NHS workforce

The School of Allied and Public Health Professions at Canterbury Christ Church University has joined with NHS England to develop a new standards and framework to support Allied Health professionals.

30 November 2023

Innovative diabetes care project shortlisted in national awards

A novel programme for the self-management of type 2 diabetes has been recognised with a nomination in the national Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes awards.

14 November 2023

Can AI spot lung cancer and cut diagnosis times?

A new study is hoping to reduce the time taken to diagnose lung cancer by using artificial intelligence (AI) software to detect abnormalities on chest X-rays.

26 September 2023

University appoints Helenor Rogers as Patient and Public Representative to increase engagement with NHS patients.

Canterbury Christ Church University is delighted to announce Helenor Rogers as the first Patient and Public Representative to the School of Public and Allied Health Professions.

14 August 2023

New ultrasound courses aim to help doctors develop greater skills and knowledge

An innovative new suite of courses designed to enhance clinical skills and allows doctors to take their point of care ultrasound knowledge to a deeper level has been launched.

27 July 2023

Funding received to establish Schwartz Rounds to support health and social care students and staff

The School of Allied and Public Health Professions has received funding to establish Schwartz Rounds for students, academic staff and new registrants supporting compassionate approach to healthcare.

16 May 2023

EMPOWERCARE project shows how technology can address gaps in care and empower users to keep healthy and motivated

The final conference for the EMPOWERCARE Project has shared its insights and innovative solutions to support individuals and communities manage their own care.

14 March 2023

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