October 2015

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School of Nursing Awards for Academic Year 2014-15

It’s the time of year when the School marks the end of the academic year 2014-15 by presenting awards to the best students’ of the year. Congratulations are therefore due to all of the following…



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School's Professor Nominated for a Scottish Health Award.

Professor Kevin Rooney, Professor of Care Improvement within the School of Health Nursing and Midwifery has been nominated for a Scottish Health Award. The Scottish Health Awards recognise Scotland’s most dedicated and caring NHS workers…


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Performance Management Annual Review for 2015 Now Published

The pre-registration programmes (Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing and Midwifery) are commissioned by the Scottish Government Health Directorates. Quality assurance of the nursing and midwifery programmes is conducted on an annual basis by NHS Education for…


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Dean of School Undertakes HealthcareUK Visit to Hong Kong

Karen Wilson, Dean of School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery and Dr Tim Duffy, Assistant Dean (International), recently visited Hong Kong on the invitation of HealthcareUK and with support from the British Consulate General. A…


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District Nursing Student Promotes District Nursing Role

One of the Schools Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Practitioner District Nursing students was out promoting the role of the District Nurse at the North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership Care and Support Exhibition on the…


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Go Purple Day!

UWS partner charity Ayrshire Hospice are encouraging staff to “Go Purple” on Friday 9th October. Colleagues can “go purple, wear purple, think purple, be purple!” to support UWS charity partner Ayrshire Hospice and on Friday…




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UWS Professor named on the Nursing Times Leader List for 2015

Congratulations to UWS Professor Belinda Dewar, Professor of Practice Improvement at the Institute for Care and Practice Improvement, has been named in the Nursing Times Leaders list for 2015. The Nursing Times (NT) announced its…