November 2015


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Professor's work with IBLCE recognised

Professor Jean Rankin, one of our professors of Maternal Child and Family Health, was recently recognised for her leadership, valued contributions and service as Director on the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). Jean…


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The Future of Health and Social Care Services Event Update

This event will now be attended by Jamie Hepburn MSP (Minister for Sport, Health Improvement & Mental Health) on the afternoon of Monday 30 November.  Supported by SAUWS, UWS and Health and Social Care Alliance…



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Dementia Dialogue Event

Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, on the Hamilton Campus are offering staff and students the opportunity to help shape the direction of the next dementia strategy in Scotland. If you have experience of…


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QNIS Award Ceremony

Congratulations to Eilidh MacDonald! At the recent QNIS (Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland) Award Ceremony, Eilidh received the award for the undergraduate nursing student who shows most promise in community nursing.


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Forming a New Collaborative Relationship

Dr Tim Duffy and Dr Maria Pollard from our school are currently in Hengyang, Hunan Province establishing a collaborative relationship  with the School of Nursing, University of South China. This University it was formed in 2000…


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Congratulations to Mrs. Caroline McQuade!

Caroline McQuade recently experienced a double celebration, graduating UWS with a BSc in Mental Health Nursing and getting married on the same day! Caroline, 30, decided there was no better way to celebrate her graduation…