Start of the academic year 2019/20

A message from Alison Metcalfe (Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching and for the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing) Dear Colleagues Welcome to the start of the new academic year. I hope you’ve all had a good summer vacation during the last couple of months and are now looking forward to the academic year ahead. It…

Sheffield Children’s nurse becomes visiting professor at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust press release Experienced children’s nurse and director of nursing at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Sally Shearer has been invited to join Sheffield Hallam University as a visiting professor. Sally has worked in the NHS for 39 years. She previously managed children and young people’s acute and community services in…

Meet the Team – Dr Dave Johnson

Over the coming months, our Team Spotlight series is profiling different teams in the faculty. This edition sees us focus on the Faculty Leadership Team’s Dr Dave Johnson (head of department of allied health professions) discusses his varied career . . . and his favourite film! Can you tell us a little bit about your background? I am…

Faculty Services Away Day – June feedback

A message from Kirstie Garnett (faculty operations manager – STA) and Gemma Lancaster (faculty operations) Dear colleagues, Thank you to everyone who attended the Faculty Services Away Day back in June. Additionally, thank you to those of you who took the time to complete the feedback survey – we received over 50 responses which is a…

Wellbeing and Hive survey update

Mark Townley (Head of Faculty Finance) and Susan Tallents (Senior HR Business Partner) have been leading on a faculty response to the recent wellbeing and staff engagement surveys HWB staff completed and they have kindly given us an update on what has been happening.   Thank you to those that attended the wellbeing focus groups which…

Meet the Team – Dr Toni Schwarz

Over the coming months, our Team Spotlight series is profiling different teams in the faculty. This edition sees Toni Schwarz (Deputy Dean) discussing her role . . . and also revealing a few fun facts! What brought you to HWB? I needed a change when my daughters left for university, so I thought I would go on a new adventure…