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Pre-qualifying education and training helps health workers tackle gender based violence

Pre-qualifying education and training helps health workers tackle gender based violence
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Gender-based violence could be tackled more effectively by giving healthcare students wider and more practical education and training in identifying and responding to the 'warning signs', according to a new study.
Date:
13/06/2019

Birmingham researcher awarded prize in national EPSRC competition

Birmingham researcher awarded prize in national EPSRC competition
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Nina Vyas, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Dentistry, took 3rd place in the innovation category of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's annual national science photography competition.
Date:
12/06/2019

Mortality rate 'weekend effect' not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals

Mortality rate 'weekend effect' not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals
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The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care finds a new study conducted by the University of Birmingham and the University of Warwick.
Date:
05/06/2019

Only 3% of children in England visit dentist before their first birthday, study finds

Only 3% of children in England visit dentist before their first birthday, study finds
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Research led by the University of Birmingham has revealed that just 3% of children in England visited the dentist before their first birthday.
Date:
17/05/2019

University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme advocated for prescribers to ensure the safer use of medicines and reduce errors

University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme advocated for prescribers to ensure the safer use of medicines and reduce errors
Description
Healthcare safety investigators advocate that all professionals responsible for prescribing use an online learning programme developed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/04/2019

Perspective: Fake news – a dental education prospective

Perspective: Fake news – a dental education prospective
Description
Professor Damien Walmsley, Head of Teaching Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, and Marco Antonio Dias da Silva discuss the destructive effects of fake news and how it may have serious public health consequences.
Date:
28/03/2019

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists
Description
A new 'blue plaque' is set to be unveiled as part of the University of Birmingham's history trail that will celebrate the work of two innovative dentists whose inventions have saved thousands of lives.
Date:
13/03/2019

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth
Description
Professor Damien Walmsley, Head of Teaching Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, writes on why cheap, over-the-counter tooth-whitening kits could end up costing you a pretty penny for The Conversation.
Date:
13/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/03/2019
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