June 2017


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Something Old…Something New….

Staff from the Undergraduate Programme Board attended the ‘Working Differently Across Boundaries: Transforming Health and Social Care’ NHS Scotland Event 2017 at the SECC in Glasgow, held between 20-21ST June 2017. The School hosted a…


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#IDM2017 @uwshealth Raises £630

  Our big-hearted midwifery students  have raised £630 for the charity Kicks Count, which aims to lower the UK’s stillbirth and neonatal death rate by raising awareness of baby’s movements in pregnancy. Over 170 students…


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National Breastfeeding in Scotland Week

Dear all, National Breastfeeding in Scotland Week statement – Final for distribution with signatories I wanted to share with you an important ‘call to action’ document, developed by Professor Mary Renfrew FRSE, Mother and Infant…



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Congratulations to Professor Belinda Dewar OBE

  Many congratulations are due to Professor Belinda Dewar who was awarded an OBE in Queens Birthday Honours 2017 for her contribution to Nursing. If you want to know more about her distinguished career click here….


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Outstanding Team STARS Awards Went to Our Dumfries Team!

The 7th UWS STARS (Staff Appreciation & Recognition Scheme Awards) took place at Lanarkshire Campus on Wednesday 7th June. The award winners and highly commended staff members were presented with their awards by the Principal,…



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Thoughts on RCN Congress 2017 in Liverpool

One of our London staff members Alexandra Murrell attended this year’s Royal College of Nursing Congress held between the 13-17 of May in Liverpool.   She sent her reflections on the event to School Newsletter….


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UNICEF Re-accreditation success for SCPHN (Health Visiting).

The SCPHN (Health Visiting) programme has recently been re-accredited by UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative. Baby friendly accreditation requires significant commitment and is a great achievement for the School. Programme Lead Jillian Taylor, and Lecturer…