October 2016

No Image

Welcome to Wishaw General!

Good luck to all the UWS students and alumni amongst the new starts at Wishaw General Hospital today! (Thanks to Anne Carlin and Anthony Butler for getting the pic to us!)


No Image

STARS (Staff Appreciation & Recognition) Awards 2017

Do you know anyone in the School or elsewhere in the organisation who deserves special recognition for the work they do? Please let us all know by nominating them for a STARS Award! Nominations are…


No Image

Can You Treat Dementia With a 'Breath of Fresh Air'

An innovative project will look at the impact of walking in the outdoors and writing has on dementia after being seen to improve memory and mood. David Manderson, a researcher with the University of the…



No Image

Not so… "Smart Drugs" Warning for Students

Last month the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a warning to students about the dangers of taking ‘smart drugs’ which are often used as a way of boosting their marks and staying…


No Image

Support Our New Partners!

This week saw the school sign  a new partnership with Ardgowan Hospital, but here is a way that you can support them more directly. Go along this weekend if you can and help a worthy…


No Image

Future Leaders Vision of Health and Social Care in Scotland

  The Health and Social Care Academy the organisation which aims to drive fundamental change in health and social care in Scotland and educational providers are hosting an event on Wednesday the 7th of December at the Paisley…


No Image

Congratulations to Ciaran

Adult Many congratulations to  Ciaran McDaid, one of our first year Student Nurses on the BSc Adult Nursing programme at Ayr campus; on receiving his Grand Prior Award from the St John Ambulance Service on…


No Image

Developing a 2030 Vision for Nursing

A project is underway across Scotland to develop a 2030 Vision for Nursing and NHS Scotland is looking for your input. If you are a nurse, student nurse, or represent nurses in Scotland they want…


No Image

Partnership With Ardgowan Hospice Signed

The University and the Ardgowan Hospice have built on their already close links and have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA). This Partnership Agreement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the…