News and Events
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:11:00 GMT
The 2nd year Nursing & Healthcare students were delighted to receive a lecture from Guide Dogs Scotland. This training session aims to give a better understanding of the challenges people with a visual impairment face, and to improve confidence in supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, in an appropriate and safe way within the health environment.
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:58:00 GMT
Recruitment to the Early Clinical Career Fellowships for 2015 is now OPEN, the closing date for completed applications is 31 March 2015. The Early Clinical Career Fellowships are an opportunity for enthusiastic, talented and motivated nurses and midwives to develop personally, professionally and academically, at an early stage in their career. Applications are invited from Nurses and Midwives in NHS Scotland who have registered with the NMC after August 2011.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:59:00 GMT
Glasgow Medical School is delighted to draw your attention to the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference which will be returning to Glasgow in September 2015 (5-9th). AMEE is an international organisation promoting excellence in education across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing healthcare professions education.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:22:00 GMT
A Volunteer Marketplace was set up for students in the School of Medicine to give them an opportunity to meet with a variety of organisations, related to health care, to enhance their learning experience and to give them an opportunity to volunteer.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:02:00 GMT
The Principal, Professor Anton Muscatelli welcomed over 360 delegates and speakers from 29 countries to the 5th International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF) Conference in the University of Glasgow, preceded by a traditional piper, who also ‘piped in’ delegates to the Civic Reception, hosted by the City of Glasgow.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:47:00 GMT
An Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland allowed me to spend 6 weeks of my summer vacation conducting research at Daeyang Nursing College in Lilongwe, Malawi.
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
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:24:00 GMT
Head of Nursing & Health Care, Margaret Sneddon, was named Lymphoedema Care Nurse of the Year at the prestigious British Journal of Nursing Awards in London last week. The Nursing & Health Care School at the University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s top Lymphoedema Education Providers.
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:18:00 BST
Top Tips for the Self Management of Lymphoedema – A Guide Following the launch in October 2013, we can report that Top Tips has now been formally adopted by NHS Inform and Macmillan Cancer Support. The Guide can be accessed and downloaded from either website’s lymphoedema pages Spring Soiree Friday 17th May 2013 saw our project host another exciting event for people with all types of lymphoedema and their carers here at the ALLIANCE.
Annual Florence Nightingale Service
The 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.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:04:00 GMT
Spiritual Care for Healthcare Professionals is a new textbook published by Radcliff and launched at the University of Glasgow in November 2011. Selected from among 681 entries the book was one of five textbooks shortlisted in the Basis of Medicine section of the British Medical Association Book Awards announced on 13th September 2012.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:01:00 GMT
Although a young department in the history of the University of Glasgow, which was established in 1451, the Nursing & Health Care School is amongst the most mature providers of nursing degree programmes in the UK.
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".
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:21:00 GMT
A national best practice statement and accompanying quick reference guide has been published today on pain management following acute stroke. This statement is designed to support stroke nurses in delivering high quality care to stroke patients. The statement will also be of interest to all members of stroke teams.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:31:00 GMT
A national Best Practice Statement and accompanying Quick Reference Guide has been published today on ‘End of life care following acute stroke’. This statement is designed to support stroke nurses in delivering quality end of life care to stroke patients. The statement will also be of interest to all members of stroke teams.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:08:00 GMT
Congratulations to Yolande Borthwick, University Teacher in Nursing & Health Care for scooping the prize for the best research presentation from a novice researcher at the British Lymphology Society’s Annual Conference in Manchester on October 5th.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:13:00 GMT
Students at Glasgow hosted a visit recently from the director of the Kamuzu College of Nursing in Malawi. Dr Address Malata, who was in Scotland as part of a visit organised by the Scotland-Malawi Partnership, was invited to the University by nursing students who volunteer in Malawi as part of the Students for Kids International Project (SKIP).
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.
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.