Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lauren: Highlights from the first semester

Hi it’s Lauren here. Just thought I’d tell you about a couple of things that stood out for me during my first semester and give you a few tips which may help others along the way. In her previous blog, Jenni mentioned the emerging role placements that us lucky OT’s have been offered this year. I too applied for one of these roles and, along… Read more »

Learning to be a healthcare leader

The journey of MSc Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care for me started with a course called Evidence Based Practice in which you can answer any burning clinical question by literature review. Back in Pakistan, when I was working for Rahnuma Family Planning Association of Pakistan, one of my key responsibilities was to maintain client data which, I came to realise later, is… Read more »

REF: A new opportunity to benefit from our strengths

Now that we have made our Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our researchers for their hard work and dedication over the past year in particular. Indeed, I am continually both amazed and delighted to find that at Health Sciences we are a community of truly exceptional individuals, who challenge ourselves each and every working… Read more »

Jenni: Year 3 – here we are!

So here we are, 3rd year OT students settled back into lectures… But it’s not quite what we’re used to! We’re currently in the process of applying for role emerging placements. This is a really exciting opportunity for 3rd year students as it gives us the chance to work independently and show services just how great OT is and what it can do for them…. Read more »