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Dean of School Undertakes HealthcareUK Visit to Hong Kong

Karen Wilson, Dean of School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery and Dr Tim Duffy, Assistant Dean (International), recently visited Hong Kong on the invitation of HealthcareUK and with support from the British Consulate General. A…


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District Nursing Student Promotes District Nursing Role

One of the Schools Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Practitioner District Nursing students was out promoting the role of the District Nurse at the North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership Care and Support Exhibition on the…


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Go Purple Day!

UWS partner charity Ayrshire Hospice are encouraging staff to “Go Purple” on Friday 9th October. Colleagues can “go purple, wear purple, think purple, be purple!” to support UWS charity partner Ayrshire Hospice and on Friday…




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UWS Professor named on the Nursing Times Leader List for 2015

Congratulations to UWS Professor Belinda Dewar, Professor of Practice Improvement at the Institute for Care and Practice Improvement, has been named in the Nursing Times Leaders list for 2015. The Nursing Times (NT) announced its…


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UWS Health, Nursing & Midwifery MacMillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to all who contributed to and attended the Macmillan Coffee morning last Friday (24th September) in the new High Street entrance. It was great to see everybody getting together and for such a…


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Pre-Registration Midwifery News

In collaboration with all our NHS Partners, Tom McEwan is taking forward plans to introduce ‘Examination of the Newborn’ into the Pre-registration Midwifery curriculum. UWS will be the only University in Scotland offering this skill…


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Compassionate Connections

Members of the UWS Midwifery Team Susanne Morrison, Liz Miller, Kathryn Mooney (student) and Hilary Patrick delivered a very successful interactive workshop at the NHS Education for Scotland Compassionate Connections Conference held at Napier University…


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"Inspiring Women" Lecture

The School and the rest of the University are delighted to welcome Emeritus Professor Barbara Ann Parfitt CBE as our keynote speaker at the next Inspiring Women event being held on Tuesday 20th October 12-2pm…