A Recipe for Success!

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!

Being awarded an NRS fellowship

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

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s Nursing & Midwifery Conference

Our visit to Dublin: Yvonne Greig and Kath MacDonald tell their story Yvonne Greig Lecturer in Midwifery QMU Yvonne:  The 26th February 2019 saw me getting on a plane and flying over to the Emerald Isle into the beautiful blue sky. It was with a little bit of trepidation that I boarded the flight alone … Continue reading Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s Nursing & Midwifery Conference

Does the every day language we use matter?

In most of the workplace culture projects I'm involved with, the concern or challenge about everyday language usually crops up. Often the starting conversation tends to be along the lines of a team feeling their language is person-centred or it doesn't really matter - and what's said isn't how the team 'really' feel or think. In … Continue reading Does the every day language we use matter?