November 2017

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Our New Maternity Care Assistants are Now Out on Placement

Having completed their first two weeks with us at the School of Health Nursing and Midwifery our cohort of New Maternity Assistant students are out participating in their allocated maternity placements, and are being supported…


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Happy St Andrews Day!

Happy St Andrews Day from everyone here @uwshealth and @UniWestScotland. Have you seen the Scottish Google Doodle? If not got to https://g.co/doodle/eg2mc8 How about a bit of Tartan? If you’d like to get some, why not buy…


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Great Team Work Cuts Cardiac Arrests

Our students have been playing their part in a team at Wishaw General Hospital which has reduced the number of cardiac arrests that occur in their Emergency Care Unit by a staggering 70 per cent….



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NHS Lanarkshire Hospitals Seal University Status

  All three NHS Lanarkshire acute hospitals have been renamed to reflect their new university status. Thanks to a ground-breaking partnership between NHS Lanarkshire, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Glasgow Caledonian University…


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Book Week Scotland, at UWS

As part of Book Week Scotland 2017 up-and-coming author, Gemma Cairney is going to deliver Q&A sessions across all four of the University’s Scottish campuses. The events, which are being coordinated by the UWS Library…


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Information & Advice Evening at Paisley

Discover more about studying at UWS – join us on campus in Paisley on Thursday, 23rd November from 4pm-7pm for an Information and Advice evening. Discover degree, postgraduate and research options for 2018 – come…


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Professor Dewar visits MHL Australia

Professor Belinda Dewar OBE visited Adelaide last week where she worked with 14 participants to further develop their facilitation skills to run My Home Life Australia led by the South Australia innovation hub – http://sainnovationhub.org/ Gareth…


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This Year's QNIS Undergraduate Award Winner

    At the Dumfries Graduation held at the Crichton Memorial Church, Dumfries on Tuesday 31 October 2017. Linzi Brown, one of our Dumfries adult nursing student’s won the Queens Nursing Institute for Scotland Undergraduate award. The Queen’s…


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BREATH Call to Tackle Killer Disease on World COPD Day

Over one hundred patients, healthcare workers and politicians across the UK and Ireland came together on World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) day (Wednesday 15 November) to launch an integrated project to tackle the killer…