November 2015

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UWS Sponsors NHS Dumfries & Galloway Celebrating Excellence Award

UWS sponsored the Cleanliness & Infection Prevention Award at the NHS Dumfries & Galloway Celebrating Excellence awards on Friday 18th September at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries. Dr Maria Pollard, Assistant Dean (Education), School of Health,…



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Success for PHD Student

Bryan Mitchell, a self-funded PhD student in the Institute of Healthcare Policy and Practice, successfully completed his PhD transfer event last week. His topic ‘An action research study to introduce and evaluate the contribution of…


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UWS Stars Awards 2016

Is there anyone within the School that you think deserves special recognition for the work they do? Please let us know by nominating them for a Staff Appreciation & Recognition Scheme (STARS) Award. Nominations are…


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Breast Cancer Awareness Coffee Morning

Join Us The School is hosting a coffee morning and tombola for Breast Cancer Care, on Wednesday 11 November 11am-1pm, Hamilton Campus, Caird Building Level 3 open area, which all students and colleagues are warmly…


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Celebrating 100 years of The Midwives (Scotland) Act 1915

Professor Paul Martin, student midwife Melanie Halpin and Lead Midwife for Education Hilary Patrick (above), attended the Lord Provost’s reception in Edinburgh City Chambers on Saturday 17th October following a church service in St Giles…


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Scotland's LSA Supervisor of Midwives Conference

‘Midwives Making a Difference’– The first Scotland wide Supervisor of Midwives conference was held on Friday 30th October with over 200 supervisors in attendance. As well as a wide range of excellent speakers the event gave a…