September 2015

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Pre-Registration Midwifery News

In collaboration with all our NHS Partners, Tom McEwan is taking forward plans to introduce ‘Examination of the Newborn’ into the Pre-registration Midwifery curriculum. UWS will be the only University in Scotland offering this skill…


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Compassionate Connections

Members of the UWS Midwifery Team Susanne Morrison, Liz Miller, Kathryn Mooney (student) and Hilary Patrick delivered a very successful interactive workshop at the NHS Education for Scotland Compassionate Connections Conference held at Napier University…


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"Inspiring Women" Lecture

The School and the rest of the University are delighted to welcome Emeritus Professor Barbara Ann Parfitt CBE as our keynote speaker at the next Inspiring Women event being held on Tuesday 20th October 12-2pm…


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Gerontology Interest Group

The next Gerontology Interest Group (GIG) event is taking place in Room D143, A Block, Paisley Campus. The event will begin at 9:30am and will finish by 15:30. Speakers include Mohammed Afzal, Service manager for Minority Communities…



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MSc Student Wins one of Scotland's Dementia Awards 2015

Huge congratulations are due to Gabriela Mitas, one of our MSc in Later Life Studies students. Gabriela, who is in the second year of her studies, works for Alzheimers’ Scotland as a Community Activity Organiser…


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Annual Student Mental Health Nursing Conference Held

Our School hosted its 5th Annual Student Mental Health Nursing Conference at Ayr Campus on Thursday 10 September 2015. The conference is held at one of the University’s four campuses each year and brings together Mental…


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The ‘Mini’ Gathering goes to the QAA International Conference!

Midwifery Lecturer Lyz Howie and two student midwives Melanie Halpin and Ren Forteath attended the recent QAA International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow on Wednesday 10th June…


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Finalists in Scotland’s Dementia Awards for 2015

A national education programme delivered by our school has been shortlisted a finalist in Scotland’s Dementia Awards for 2015. The school in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland has delivered Scotland’s National Dementia Champions programme on 6 occasions…