Learning Conversations

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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 Scottish Ministers to investigate the occurrence of C. difficile infection at the Vale of Leven Hospital from 1 January 2007 onwards. The Inquiry also investigated the deaths associated with C. difficile which occurred between 1 December 2007 and 1 June 2008 and published its final report on 24 November 2014. It contains 75 recommendations of which 65 were directed at the NHS. The full Scottish Government response to report is available via the link below.

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Services/Preventing-Healthcare-Infections/Valelevenhospitalinquiry

The event Learning Conversation event was facilitated by Professor Paul Martin (pictured above) and supported by a range of academic and administration staff from across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Around 140 students attended the events from across the BSc and MSc Adult, Mental Health and Midwifery programmes. The events were deemed to be very successful and enjoyable, with lots of lively discussion, debate and reflection on the challenges that exist within contemporary health care practice.

For further details about the event see:

Learning Conversations Hamilton Campus – e- Newsletter