July 2018

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UWS Lanarkshire Campus Opens From 1st August 2018

UWS Lanarkshire Campus opened today to UWS staff signalling the start of a new era for the University in Lanarkshire. The campus will remain closed to the public on 30th and 31st July to allow staff based…



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@uwshealth We Get up and Get Moving

Many thanks to Amanda Johnstone,  Clinical Nurse Manager East Ayrshire and a Scottish Improvement Leader and Laura Haggarty, CAPA Improvement Programme Advisor from the Care Inspectorate, who is also a physiotherapist for coming along to…


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New Books Featuring @uwshealth Staff

Two new books were released last month by SAGE Publications. Both books feature chapters by lecturers from our School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery. The first book, called “Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses: Step by…


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PhD Studentships @uwshealth

The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery have 2 funded PhD Studentships which commence in October 2018. The studentship offers an annual stipend of £14,553 per annum for three years and payment of the tuition fees. Information…


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Preparing the Future Workforce for Integrated Care @uwshealth

This week the Health and Social Care  ALLIANCE, Scotland has published an article written by two of our lecturers Helen Rainey and Elaine Gifford discussing the University’s response to the need to develop undergraduate and…


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Last week in Athens

If you follow our Newsletter you will know that we have been keeping in touch with two of our student midwives, Sarah and Lauren who travelled to Greece to volunteer with refugee women in Athens over…



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Maria & Maureen @uwshealth Attend #NHSScot70 Event

Maria Pollard, Deputy Dean, of the School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery and  Maureen Bell, part of the Community Cluster lecturing staff at Ayr Campus represented the school on the 5th of July, at the…


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Professor Patricia Peattie OBE Awarded Honorary Doctorate

    On the 5th. of July 2018, the University of the West of Scotland awarded Professor Patricia Peattie OBE, the first chairwoman of Lothian Hospitals NHS Trust, with an Honorary Doctorate at its graduation…