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    • Visit from Chief Allied Health Professions Officer brought ground-breaking news for the Paramedic profession

      Visit from Chief Allied Health Professions Officer brought ground-breaking news for the Paramedic profession

      On Tuesday 13 March, Suzanne Rastrick, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer for NHS England, visited Oxford Brookes University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to give a talk centred on the NHS England publication ‘Allied Health Professions into Action’.

    • Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

      Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

      The 4th Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 28th of June, in The Lounge, John Henry Brookes Building at Headington Campus to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

    • Brookes Occupational Therapy Student breaks UK Freediving Record

      An Occupational Therapy student at Oxford Brookes University has made a great impact in freediving across the world, which involves swimming underwater without any breathing equipment.

    • OT project development initiative launched

      A project development initiative between the occupational therapists at the Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE), Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, and the Occupational Therapy programme of Oxford Brookes University was launched on 8 March 2011. This project development programme will be spearheaded by Jenny Butler, Professor of Occupational Therapy at Oxford Brookes and Alison Bragg, Lead Occupational Therapist for both the Neuro Disability and the Continuing Disability Management services at the OCE. Its aim is to showcase the specialist good practice in occupational therapy being carried out at the OCE by supporting and facilitating projects such as writing for publication, conference presentations, audit and evaluation, as well as research project development.

    • Japanese visitors welcomed

      The School of Health and Social Care recently hosted a visit of lecturing staff and postgraduate students from the Occupational Therapy Department at Tokyo Metropolitan University.