2015

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Our Staff Present at International Nursing Home Research Conference

Staff from the University’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Practise presented at the International Nursing Home Research conference in Toulouse recently. Nicola Douglas-Smith (A staff developed intervention for reducing agitation in residents living with dementia)…


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Meeting the Challenges of Modern Healthcare – 2 Events

Launch of the UWS Institute of Healthcare Policy & Practice 1-5pm, Thursday 21 January 2016 UWS Hamilton Campus (Caird Building) Public lecture – ‘Reframing dementia: raising awareness and challenging perceptions’ – Professor Anthea Innes 5.30-6.30pm,…


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Charity Cash, Careers and Christmas Jumpers

  Over 50 Dumfries Campus nursing students, 30 members of staff and 85  senior school pupils from the regional secondary schools took part in the annual UWS ‘Turkey Trot’ (with carol singing) around the Campus…



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Happy Holiday and Best Wishes for the Coming Year

To all our students friends and followers. Hope you all have a great holiday and enjoy your break. (Particularly from the third year Nursing Students at Paisley Campus pictured below).


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New Student Placement System

The Health Nursing and Midwifery school are excited about the major development in the Practice Placement project. It has been an aim for the school to improve student satisfaction in regards to the process of…


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Collaborative Venture Sees the Launch of a New App

Scottish Centre for Enabling Technologies (SCET) recently launched a National Palliative Care mobile application in collaboration with the NHS and Lead Clinicians. Funded by the Scottish Governments SEEKIT programme, SCET is a collaborative venture between…


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Dementia Dialogue Held at Hamilton Campus

Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, on the Hamilton Campus held their Dementia Dialogue yesterday (7/12/2015) . This event offered staff students, carers, healthcare professionals and others the opportunity to contribute to the national discussion…