August 2017

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Supporting Novice Researchers Event at Hamilton Campus

On Thursday 31st August 2017, the School held a British Society of Gerontology small event at the Caird Building, Hamilton Campus.The event was supported by NHS Lanarkshire. The event successfully brought together students, older people, health and social care practitioners…


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Last Day with UWS for Dementia Champions Cohort 8

Wednesday the 30th, saw the newest cohort of National Dementia Champions reach the end of their training; so about to start the real job of championing the issues and concerns of the people living with dementia who…



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Midwifery Society Student Conference #UWSWomensVoices

The University of the West of Scotland held its annual Midwifery Society student conference on the 30th. of August called  #UWSWomensVoices The conference was opened by Dr Mary Ross-Davie a Midwife for 22 years in London and Scotland…


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Teepa Snow Visits Hamilton Campus

    Teepa Snow one of America’s leading educators on dementia care visited our Hamilton Campus last Friday to conduct a workshop introducing her Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) techniques to a group of staff, students…



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Last Day at University for Class of 2014 Adult Cohorts

  Congratulations to all our students from the September 2014 Cohort BSc Adult Nursing who had their final day’s at both Hamilton and Paisley campuses this week Good luck from all the staff and students…


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The Past, Present and Future: Supporting Novice Researchers

On Thursday 31st August 2017, the University of the West of Scotland School of Health Nursing and Midwifery is hosting a British Society of Gerontology event at the Caird Building, Hamilton Campus.The event is also…


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UWS and NHS Lanarkshire Establish a Strategic Partnership

The University of the West of Scotland and NHS Lanarkshire have established a Strategic Partnership Agreement. This formal partnership builds on NHS Lanarkshire’s strong commitment to research, development, learning and innovation, as well as its existing…


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Senior Lecturer Features in Herald Article

Margaret Brown, Senior Lecturer and Depute Director, Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, University of the West of Scotland has written a piece which has been published in the Herald Agenda Column today (16/08/2017) The article discusses the need for Scotland…