September 2016


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Meningitis Vaccination Session in Hamilton

  The University’s Health & Safety Services is working closely with its public health colleagues at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to keep students informed of the dangers of Meningitis. Meningitis is most commonly found…


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Am I Only a Student Nurse?

A Poem: I am only a student nurse is what we often say, I am only a student nurse is what some hear, but in all honesty, that’s not true. When we first start out…


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Wear Jeans to Change Lives.

Friday 22nd September was “Jeans for Genes” day and the 2016 cohort of student midwives decided to fundraise for this charity. The event raises money to improve the lives of children that are affected by genetic…


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Professor Deery Guests at International Seminar in Norway

Professor Ruth Deery of the School’s Institute of Healthcare Policy and Practice was a Guest Professor recently at two prestigious events held at Nord University, Bodo, Norway. Professor Deery presented a keynote lecture on action…


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School Success at Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2016

    Congratulations to our Adult Nurse Lecturers  Winnie McGarry, Fiona Everett, Caroline Adam and Wendy Wright on their huge success as their project “Dementia-Class in a Bag” won the award for  Best Educational Initiative. The Class…


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New Partnership Born.

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture and UWS have been working in partnership to recently launch a physical activity programme for student Midwives on the Hamilton Campus. The programme allows midwives to access all health and…


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Looking Pretty Muddy!

Congratulations to our third year Paisley BA Integrated Health and Social Care students Hazel Currie, Sharon Muir, Ashley Agnew, and Margaret Gilmour who took part in the ‘Pretty Muddy’ event at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow at…



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Meningitis Awareness Week; What You Need to Know.

UWS and our school  are supporting Meningitis Awareness Week 2016 and we are urging all staff and students to make themselves aware of the symptoms of this serious illness.The Awareness Week, which is co-ordinated by…