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Nursing Blog

Nursing Blog

Stories about Nursing at Edinburgh straight from our staff and students

Category: Nursing Studies

The Guardian University League Table for 2019 ranks Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh number one for its Bachelor of Nursing honours programme. The Department has been providing nursing education for 60 years and prepares nursing students for a rewarding and varied career in healthcare.

From November to March MsC Advancing Nursing Practice Students met informally outside of class to regroup, reconnect and share challenges and innovations in nursing in our home countries.  To bridge conversation there was of course tea, but we would also start each session with a TED talk to provide inspiration and recall of practices undertaken at […]

It is always excited to present your work with audiences from different field. On 7thApril 2018, I presented my work at the Taiwan Scientific Symposium in Edinburgh, which was organised by the Ministry of Science and Technology. As it was my third time attending the symposium I thought it would be good to do something […]

To be an outstanding nurse requires intentional collaboration both inter and intra professionally.  Through  collaboration nurses can synergies on projects and opportunities but also take advantages of moments  to reinforce ones knowledge by teaching, coaching and  mentoring. The mentorship tea scheduled for January 24th is an opportunity for graduate/undergraduate nursing students to engage in all of the […]

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 […]

Sepsis is a major health concern and its understanding and management forms a key part of our BN with Honours curriculum. It is a challenging concern and not always easily understood as the pathophysiology is complex and, once established, sepsis can be difficult to contain.  Despite this it is a most rewarding field of research […]

Group work in Birmingham

Hey all, my name is Emma Jane Robertson, I’m a nursing student in my third year at the university. This year I was accepted for the Council of Deans UK-wide Student Leadership Programme, a 6 month long course designed to create leadership skills in students who are working within a Nursing or Allied Health Professional […]

It’s Welcome Week at the University of Edinburgh and the events are abundant! In addition to the many student association and official university events, the School of Health in Social Science Masters in Nursing programme organised several welcoming activities for our new cohort! Our first day of orientation was GREAT — very educational and equally as fun! […]

Nursing studies at the University of Edinburgh came out on top of the Complete University Guide University rankings 2018 yesterday. Find out more   Our undergraduate honours degree has been given an impressive 100% overall score. One of our current students was happy to tell us why she thinks the University of Edinburgh is the best […]

Some of our Postgraduate students managed to fit a visit to the ‘Sick Kids’ hospital around their studies. The visit was organised by Sharon Levy and Clarissa (a PhD Student in Nursing Studies).  A group of six PhD Nursing Students accompanied by Sharon went to the Royal hospital for Sick Children ‘Sick Kids’ on Thursday […]


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