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Bariatric specialists at a Sunderland research centre have welcomed national calls for a more robust approach to tackling obesity Data suggests that obese people develop more severe Covid-19 symptoms, coupled with a higher death rate. There are now calls for an increase in bariatric surgery to avoid unnecessary suffering, save...
How the Uni tooled up to train the medical staff of today: University of Sunderland’s School of Nursing grows in four years with hundreds of global students. To share in the success of all our student nurses, graduates, academic staff and health partners, the University is joining the celebrations for...
Sunderland graduate and dementia campaigner, Emma Boxer, has landed her dream job as a hospital pharmacist The 23-year-old began her new role this week as a lead pharmacist at City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust outpatients’ department, at a time when health workers across the UK are under severe pressures...
A University of Sunderland, bespoke-built ambulance used to train the paramedics of tomorrow is being used to help save lives today The ambulance was commissioned and built in Europe to help paramedic students get a flavour of life on the frontline.The University has now loaned said ambulance, along with a...
Professor Lawrence Bellamy is Academic Dean for the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism at the University of Sunderland "The world is changing around us. As billions work remotely following the coronavirus outbreak, what will the ‘office of the future’ look like once we return to ‘normality’?"Question: How has the...
Sunderland Uni’s Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing is stepping up its support with essential equipment to help in the fight against the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus. More tests for the Wu-Flu could be done every day on patients’ samples after the University supplied South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with...
University of Sunderland academic Dr John Unsworth has been selected to be part of an elite group of global nursing leaders to attend the prestigious International Council of Nurses (ICN) programme. As an ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute scholar, Dr Unsworth will join the programme at the end of March,...
Businesses and individuals are being asked to show their support for a brand new female-focused initiative, launching on International Women’s Day 2020. Spearheaded by Simone Roche MBE, CEO and founder of Northern Power Women, and Professor Jane Turner OBE DL, Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise and Business Engagement at Teesside University, the...
Michael Davies, second year Psychology student, set up the University of Sunderland's first Esports club using his spare time, and it now has more than 100 members who will seriously get back to their studies after one more game.Michael has been nominated for the University’s annual Rate your Mate...
Carl Onwochei’s life was almost in the pan before joining Sunderland in 2016 on a Biomedical Science degree. Carl had endured five years of grueling autoimmune disease, the pain of which had been wearing down his physical and mental health since the age of 19. He fell ill while...

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