August 2015


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CNO for Scotland visits Dumfries

On Wednesday 26th of August, Professor Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland spent a full day with our staff and students on our Dumfries on Wednesday learning more about the UWS Fitness Intervention Taskforce…


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Showcasing UWS Health School's Work Across Europe

Our school will be represented at two international conferences during the next fortnight The 25th. Annual Conference of Alzheimer Europe takes place in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 2-4 September 2015. Dr Louise Ritchie and Margaret Brown…


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Dumfries Staff and Students are a Knockout!

Who Remember “Its a Knock-out”?  Alzheimer’s Scotland are holding a fundraising event at Park Farm in Dumfries on Saturday 29th. August. And guess what our Dumfries campus staff and students, our NHS partners and our…


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Excellent Response to our Public Dementia Awareness Events.

The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, a joint partnership between University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Alzheimer Scotland, hosted a number of public dementia-related events at the University’s Hamilton Campus last…


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New Staff Appointment

The Maternal Child and Family Health Subject Group are delighted to announce the appointment and commencement of new  Lecturer Lynn Welsh, based at Paisley campus.  With a long clinical career in GGC where she has…



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Popular Textbook Now Available in Chinese

A textbook edited by Professor Debbie Tolson has recently been translated into Chinese. The book “Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People”, which was edited by Professor Debbie Tolson with Professor Joanne Booth and Dr Irene…


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UWS hosting public dementia events at Hamilton Campus

The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, a joint partnership between University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Alzheimer Scotland, is hosting a number of public dementia-related events at the University’s Hamilton Campus…


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Learning Conversations

A series of Learning Conversation events were recently launched across all of the campus sites, with the topic of this first Learning Conversation Event being the Vale of Leven Enquiry.The Inquiry was set up by…