Smart phones and other small portable monitoring devices are being used more and more by people to improve their health. The big benefit of health apps and portable monitors comes from them being with the person as they go about their daily activities, not just at home or in the clinic. It is important that they are friendly and easy to use. Some research at the University aims to help people to r
Determinants of job satisfaction among overseas nurses working in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Nelson Khozomba studied on the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme at ScHARR in 2012-2013. He chose the course based on his interest ...
1School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, 2Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK and 3Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barnsley, UK.
“Sit Less ScHARR!”, an intervention by MPH Student Kelly Mackenzie, started this week. Running until 1st August, the programme aims to reduce the amount of time ScHARR staff spend sitting during working hours. We spoke to Kelly, and asked her about how she came up with the idea for Sit Less ScHARR! “I have always been interested in physical activity and the variety of positive impacts it can have