Meet Professor Jill Shawe - the new Director of the University's Institute of Health and Community
Meet the new Director of the Institute of Health and Community, Professor Jill Shawe
Perinatal mental health (degree and masters level)
Increase your knowledge in the care of childbearing women with perinatal mental health needs with this professional development module from Plymouth University.
“So much more than morning sickness” – conference to help combat Duchess’s pregnancy condition
Severe pregnancy sickness condition HG affects around 15,000 women each year – including, in both of her pregnancies, the Duchess of Cambridge. Now a PhD student is leading an international conference to help improve associated treatment.
Women suffering severe pregnancy sickness are not getting required support, new research shows
Research by PhD student Caitlin Dean shows that women suffering severe pregnancy sickness are not receiving the support they need – with some even terminating wanted pregnancies as a last resort.
Zika Virus - Travel Advice
It is important that everyone is aware of the current advice relating to travel to areas where the Zika virus is a potential health risk.
Expectant and nursing mothers
We provide advice to managers regarding issues of risk to health that could arise in the course of work and make recommendations on work that may adversely affect an individual.
Research to reduce pain for pregnant women
Plymouth University news: A partnership between a Cornwall-based business and Plymouth University means that research at the Royal Cornwall Hospital could lead to a reduction in a major source of pain for pregnant women.