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MPhil Scholarship: Cared for and Carer experiences and acceptability of ‘Care Messenger’ to facilitate social inclusion and well-being

Working in collaboration with Hywel Dda University Health Board (HDdUHB), Aberystwyth University’s Psychology Department, SolvaCare and HAHAV, Solutions4Health is seeking an evaluation of ‘Care Messenger’; a novel technology to support frail and vulnerable older adults and their informal care givers. This research project would explore the experiences of cared for […]

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Rural healthcare in Wales: challenges and opportunities

On Tuesday 5 December 2017, the Research Service, the Learned Society of Wales and Public Health Wales are hosting an Exchanging Ideas Seminar on particular challenges and opportunities arising from the delivery of healthcare services in rural Wales. The event chaired by Dai Lloyd AM, Chair of the Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee. […]

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Inspiring Innovation in Practice Conference 2017 Synopsis

Hosted by Hywel Dda UHB’s University Partnership Board; Hywel Dda University Health Board, Aberystwyth University, Swansea University and University of Wales Trinity St David’s ‘Inspiring Innovation in Practice’ Conference 2017 will celebrate the existing research and practice development from within this partnership and promote the opportunities for further innovative collaboration. […]

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New research on rural nurse recruitment

The challenges of recruiting nurses to rural Wales are being explored in a new study based at Aberystwyth University. Research by PhD student and registered nurse Angharad Jones is examining why nurses seem more likely to apply to work in urban areas. As part of her doctoral project, Angharad is […]

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All Party Parliamentary group in rural health and social care

The CfERHR was recently invited to attend the first ever All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on rural health and social care at the Houses of Parliament, Westminster. The group was chaired by Anna-Marie Morris MP and was attended by representatives from all major parliamentary parties and several external organisations including […]

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WARU Open Day & Launch Event

Aberystwyth University is launching a brand new Well-being and Health Assessment Research Unit (WARU) during an Open Day on Wednesday the 15th of March. The unit is located in the IBERS Carwyn James Building on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus and scientists there will be undertaking research activity and projects to […]