The Division of Nursing at Queen Margaret University are delighted to announce that they are to form the first Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International in Scotland, to be known as Omega Xi Chapter. The President and CEO of Sigma Theta Tau International flying in specially to officially recognise this new Chapter at the Chartering Ceremony on … Continue reading A first for Nursing in Scotland!
On the final day of the programme, the class of September 2018 used storytelling to share stories of experiences during the programme. Individual stories were collated into one and this poem emerged from the themes! JIGSAW! The picture on the box Shows the finished piece Whole, colourful, the Complete fit. Taking my place Among the … Continue reading Queen Margaret University Post Graduate District Nurse Students – poetry says it all!
Julie Churchill and David Banks (Lecturers and Programme Leaders at Queen Margaret University [QMU]) were in Sheffield this week to present a research paper at the RCN International Research Conference. The study explored how Scottish Community Nurses work with individuals experiencing mental distress while living with a long-term condition. 25 Community Nurses employed across six … Continue reading RCN International Research Conference September 2019 | Queen Margaret University Edinburgh Research Paper explores how Scottish Community Nurses work with individuals experiencing mental distress while living with a long-term condition
The Lydia Osteoporosis Project Team, QMU, and research supporters from NHS Lothian and Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnerships attended Holyrood on 15th May 2019! The Cross Party Group for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions, represents a very active group of practitioners, charities, individuals with MSK conditions, health care researchers, clinical leads and members of the … Continue reading QMU at the “Elephant in the Room” Event, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood
Here is one that was given by one of our PhD candidates in her own workplace in Australia. I know I could identify many attributes of person-centeredness in what she spoke about and how she spoke. Hope you enjoy the read and photos. Thank you Kelly for sharing your speech Jan Dewing Thank you to … Continue reading If we were asked to make a speech for International Nurses Day or any similar event what might we say?
Read Jennifer O'Donogue's reflection on the conference and how she is applying her learning to person-centred practice How much do I really know about tissue viability as a student nurse? This is the question I asked myself as I prepared for a Uni lecture on the topic. I have come across a few wounds … Continue reading Year 2 QMU student BSc (Hons) Nursing wins Education Grant to attend Tissue Viability Conference
Reflections on a cooking project to support year one student transitions to university In June 2019 Queen Margaret University (QMU) and Cyrenians, a third sector organisation based in Leith, will celebrate the third anniversary of their partnership agreement. This relationship has been an important catalyst for stimulating new research and teaching linkages and scholarly work … Continue reading A Recipe for Success!
Dr Debbie Baldie Senior Nurse in Practice Development in NHS Tayside, Scotland with organisational responsibility for building capacity for practice development, person-centred culture transformation and nursing and midwifery research. Dr Baldie is also a post- doctoral researcher with Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Over the last few years I have found that my self-belief is my … Continue reading Being awarded an NRS fellowship
♫ “Radio – What new?” ♫ During my visit to Australia, I was invited to be interviewed by a local radio station in New South Wales, ABC Illawarra.The producers of the radio station saw the advertisement for my presentation on sexual expression in persons living with dementia and wanted to hear more about my research … Continue reading ♫ “Radio – What new?” ♫ by Karen Rennie PhD candidate
Today is my first week back at QMU since returning from my visit to Australia. My trip to Australia was a busy one, was filled with lots of new experiences, networking, sharing and learning – not to mention lots of sea and sunshine too!I received funding Graduate School Training and Development Fund to visit the … Continue reading International Networking by Karen Rennie