February 2016

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School of HNM participates in RCM Ugandan Project

The MOMENTUM Pilot Project is a 20 month partnership jointly implemented by the Royal College of Midwives and its partner the Uganda Private Midwives Association (UPMA). It has been funded by the UK government and…


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Ask Julie…

In another publication out this month one of our lecturers, a community specialist practitioner, Julie Orr,  was asked to contribute to an article on Supporting Heart Health which has been published in the Independent Nurse…


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Working in Sexual Health

Interested to know what our students get up to after they they have qualified? There was an interesting article published recently about Robyn Connelly a former Adult Student here at UWS in the Nursing Standard….


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Say 'Pants' to Poverty!

In lieu of buying a Secret Santa gift in 2015, the Midwifery team opted to each give a donation to the charity Smalls For All. Smalls for All is a young charity launched in 2009,…


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Save the Date

Please save the date of May 5th 2016 in celebration of International Day of the Midwife. The Midwifery Team will be holding an event in Paisley Campus with external speakers sharing their experiences of midwifery…


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Surviving Sepsis

Take a look at a great blog post on the  AyrshireHealth site by UWS student nurse Stacey McWee on the subject of ‘Surviving Sepsis’… Stacey writes passionately about how her own experiences as a sepsis survivor impacts…


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Scotswoman of the Year Awards

Professor Debbie Tolson was one of five women to be recently shortlisted for the Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year award due to her lifelong dedication to advancing older people’s health. Professor Tolson is respected…


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Experiential Learning at Midpark Hospital

    NHS Dumfries and Galloway have joined forces with our Dumfries Campus colleagues to host an event to raise awareness of dementia and the challenges faced by people living with the condition. This event is…


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Mentorship on the Learning Bus

Mentorship: Professional Practice enables students to develop the necessary knowledge skills and competence to meet the requirements of a mentor in practice as defined by the NMC. Sometimes nurses and midwives who live in rural areas…


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Some Pictures from Princess Anne's Visit

  Great day on Friday, when HRH Princess Anne came along to open the Atrium at our Paisley Campus. As you can see and a lot of our students managed to attend. You are welcome…