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Nursing Blog

Nursing Blog

Stories about Nursing at Edinburgh straight from our staff and students

Category: International

Tonks and Aisha visiting the British High Commision Sri Lanka

Following a preliminary visit by Aisha in April 2017 to University of Peradeniya to facilitate opportunities with key stakeholders such as charities, community nurses working in public health, alcohol, mental wellbeing, Aisha returned with Tonks to develop opportunities for PG education and research collaboration. The visit from 12th to 17th November 2017, was facilitated by […]

Jane Salvage

Over the last 18 months Professors Aisha Holloway and Pam Smith have been working with global nursing leader and policy activist Jane Salvage exploring the global nursing agenda through a series of scholarly exchanges. On Thursday 7 December, Nursing Studies hosted a seminar to welcome Jane. She is Visiting Professor at Kingston University and St […]

Radha & Pam visiting a temple to see Autumn leaves

Identifying best practice and developing guidelines for migrant care workers to provide culturally sensitive person-centred care for older people and people with dementia in Japan Dr Radha Adhikari and Professor Pam Smith have just spent 12 days in Japan collecting data for this project funded by the Butterfield Awards for UK-Japan collaboration in medical research […]

This year one of the current MSc Students hosted student colleagues her own clinical area. Angie Balfour is currently an MSc student herself offered a group of international students an insight to her clinical work at NHS Lothian.  Angie was able to describe the research she is involved in and the innovative practice she is […]

New Norms and Forms of Development, Malawi dissemination event, Lilongwe 26th of August 2016, 8 am – 2 pm The final dissemination event of the New Norms and Forms of Development project was held at the Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Guest of Honor was Dr. Ronald Mangani. The 37 participants included national and international […]

Nursing Studies Student, Esther Cherukara, is the Regional Winner in the Nursing and Midwifery category in the Undergraduate Awards. The Undergraduate Awards (UA)announced the winners of the 2016 programme with entrants from across the University of Edinburgh featuring in top spots. Cited as the ultimate champion of high-potential undergraduates, and often referred to as a “junior Nobel […]

We welcomed the new cohort of MSC/MN students who joined us this year and sent them to what is now a customary ‘initiation’ exercise – our Royal Mile treasure hunt. The treasure hunt is now an annual event in the Nursing studies calendar and offers the new students to get to know each other and […]

Brokerage in Maternal and Child Health Service Development and Delivery in Nepal and Malawi Radha Adhikari and Pam Smith are currently in Kathmandu, Nepal disseminating the project findings at a conference and workshop. The ESRC/DFID funded project is due for completion in October 2016. Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya On 27 July […]

Dr. Radha Adhikari shares her personal observation from visiting Nepal Two major earthquakes in Nepal, the first on April 25th and the second on May 12th 2015, and hundreds of tremors in between them and thereafter, caused phenomenal devastation in the country. These incidents attracted global attention on Nepal. Within a few hours after the […]

  Last winter Natalie, one of the MSc students, was  fortunate enough to travel with Partners for Rural Health to the Dominican Republic to provide healthcare to local populations. After making our way through security with our individual carry-ons and checked bags full of donated medicines and supplies, we threw our bags into some old-school trucks and […]


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