Nursing Blog

Nursing Blog

Stories about Nursing at Edinburgh straight from our staff and students

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 […]

I couldn’t think of a more appropriate focus for a Nursing Studies blog post – how did students within Nursing Studies been spend time to celebrate Nurses Day 2014? Nurses day is a celebration of the profession across the world.    International nurses day always falls on the 12th May- Florence Nightingales birthday.  This year two of […]

Yesterday, on the 1st July, I was privileged to watch some of my PhD student colleagues from the School of Health in Social Science pass out of McEwan Hall officially with their doctorates.   It was a lovely sunny afternoon and the whole of Bristo Square was full of graduates, including the 2010-2014 undergraduate nursing programme, […]


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