News and Events

Writing for Publication Workshop with Professor Roger Watson

The Nursing & Health Care School was delighted to welcome Professor Roger Watson, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advanced Nursing (JAN), on the 6th of November 2014 for a seminar on Writing for Publication.  This one day seminar aimed to encourage and enable staff in nursing and related subjects, currently working in the clinical area, to write and publish in refereed journals.


Nursing & Health Care 2014 Newsletter

Read about current initiatives and recent achievements of staff and students in the School. If you are a graduate from the School we would love to hear from you. We are always happy to include  profiles of your graduates in a newsletter or on our website.  Newsletter 2014


Annual Florence Nightingale Service

Joanne McPeakeThe 2013 Service to commemorate the life and work of Florence Nightingale was held at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 8th May.  This annual Service celebrates nursing and midwifery and all staff, both qualified and unqualified, working in these services. Nearly 2,000 nurses, midwives, healthcare professionals and guests attended the event. Joanne McPeake, a Florence Nightingale Scholar, was involved in the traditional Procession of the Lamp.


11th Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing

Congratulations to Meghan Bateson who presented a poster at the 11th Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing between the 1st and 2nd April 2011.

Her poster was "Experiences of Nursing Conscious Heart Failure Patients".


Lymphoedema Recruitment

We offer a comprehensive range of educational opportunities for nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists from any setting to develop knowledge and skills in the assessment, diagnosis and management of people with lymphoedema or chronic oedema with lymphatic insufficiency.

RAE Results

Nursing & Health Care are delighted with their RAE results (Research Assessment Exercise) announced December 18th, 2008. With their HealthQWest partners, Nursing and Health Care are rated joint 7th in the UK and joint 1st in Scotland according to the Times Higher Education Table of Excellence for Unit of Assessment 12.

Honorary Professor Christine Moffat

Honorary Professor Christine Moffat CBE has recently received the accolade of the Nursing Times Diamond 20 award, which recognises the 20 most influential nurses of the last 60 years, who have changed the face of the profession from the inception of the National Health Service and made a significant contribution to health care. The award was in recognition of Christine's transformation of  leg-ulcer management and her contribution to wound care and lymphoedema management.