May 2017

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Our Students at the Florence Nightingale Foundation Students’ Day

Adult Nursing Students’ Danielle Anderson and Adam Weir attended the Florence Nightingale Foundation Students’ day on Wednesday 17th May 2017. The Foundation is a living memorial to Florence Nightingale and its activities include; advancing the…


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CD19 Roadshows May 2017

Staff are coming together at all our Scottish campuses to reflect on current practice and begin the design process of the new adult and mental health pre-registration nursing programme which is to be ready by 2019….


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My Home Life (MHL) Germany Officially Launched

My Home Life (MHL) Germany was officially launched at an event at Hamilton Campus on 25 May 2017. The My Home Life project, which is a UK-wide initiative and was launched in 2006 by the…


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Winners of the #IDM2017 Event for Scotland

   The Royal College of Midwives announced yesterday that the WINNER of the best #IDM2017 event for Scotland was the  University of the West of Scotland. The University of the West of Scotland held a celebratory conference on…


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RAMH Fundraising Dinner 2017

The annual RAMH 2017 Dinner & Quiz was held on Friday 19th May at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew. The evening, which is sponsored and supported by the University and was hosted by the writer and broadcaster Vanessa…


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Celebrating Mentorship: Inspiring Others

Today, three students from UWS School of Health Nursing & Midwifery presented at NHS Lanarkshire Mentor Conference, which was held at Dalziel Park in Motherwell . Megan Johnston (mental health pre-reg student), Lesley McBrearty (midwifery pre-reg…





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School to Host National Care Home Research and Development Forum

On Thursday 25th May the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Practice at UWS will be hosting a National Care Home Research and Development Forum seminar titled ‘Appreciative and Participatory Action Research in Care Homes.’ This event…