March 2016

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Dementia Palliare Project Runner-up in Guardian University Awards

The Dementia Palliare project was named a runner-up in the Guardian University Awards 2016. The Dementia Palliare project, which was shortlisted in the in the ‘International Projects’ category of the national awards, creates ground-breaking, interprofessional,…



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At RCN Education Forum International Conference 2016

  Earlier this week, colleagues from our school attended and presented at the RCN Education Forum International Conference in Telford, England. Di Douglas, Lecturer in Adult Health at Hamilton Campus and David Hunter, Lecturer in…


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'Dementia Palliare' Project Shortlisted for Guardian University Award

The School’s Dementia Palliare project has been shortlisted for a Guardian University Award in the ‘International Projects’ category. Dementia Palliare creates ground-breaking,interprofessional, experiential learning resources to equip qualified health and social care workers to deliver…


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On the Shortlist for Student Nurse of the Year

One of our Mental health students Steven Young, has been shortlisted in the Student Nurse of the Year: Mental Health category of the Student Nursing Times Awards 2016. Steven, who is in third year of…


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Celebrating Leading Better Care in Lanarkshire

  Leading Better Care; an initiative which emerged as a direct consequence of the Senior Charge Nurse (SCN) Review in 2008, which has as its focus the critical role that SCNs, Senior Charge Midwives (SCM) and Team…


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Have our Students Started a Trend?

Last month we posted some news about a student who had contributed to the Ayrshire Health Blog. Well guess what? Another student has done the same. Congratulations this time to one of our newest students…


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Canadian Academics to Deliver Dementia Seminar

The School is hosting a seminar at Hamilton Campus on Monday 18 April 2016 which will put the focus on what can be learned from dementia care in Canada. This public event, which will run…