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Nursing Blog

Nursing Blog

Stories about Nursing at Edinburgh straight from our staff and students

Category: Nursing Studies

Throughout the Nursing Studies department, staff and students are learning together. One of the taught MSc Courses is Professional and Personal Development run by course director Dr Aisha Holloway. The class meet once a week for coffee before the lecture and has established friendships and knowledge exchange, a way to get different opinions about problem-solving and discuss with […]

The MSc in Advancing Nursing Practice were treated to a visit from Hugh Masters, Associate Chief Nursing Officer from the Scottish Government. Hugh met with students on a theme of inspiration and leadership, and this proved to be a great topic for a really fruitful discussion for the international group of students. ‘The meeting with Hugh Masters last week was […]

The 2014-2015 session has begun, and we have welcomed lots of new students into Nursing Studies- a new cohort of undergraduates and many postgraduates beginning courses in both the taught Masters level courses and research programmes. To illustrate exactly what has been going on within the department over the last few weeks, staff and students have submitted a ‘#nursingstudiesselfie’ for […]

Well the summer has nearly come to an end but Nursing Studies has not stopped despite the sunshine and the Edinburgh Fringe festival on our doorstep. For one day (and one day only) Nursing Studies took over the clinical skills centre at the Royal Infirmary to film some scenarios for one of the online courses. […]

For most of the students, placements are a main feature of their summer. Third years head out on their elective and the second years are off on their surgical placements. Kristine, Fiona and Steph are third year students who left Edinburgh for their elective placement in China. The three students from the class of (2011-2015) […]

On one of the hottest days of the year (the auspiciously chosen Friday the 13th of June), Prof. Pam Smith, Dr Rosie Stenhouse and Dr Jessica MacLaren attended a meeting at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College London (home of the National Nursing Research Unit).  The meeting was between academics from […]


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