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

Queen Margaret University Honor Society New Member Induction Ceremony

The QMU Edinburgh Honor Society of Nursing welcomed over 40 new members at it's Induction Ceremony held on 12th March 2019.  Among the delegates were students from QMU BSc Hons Nursing programme, Nurse Leaders from NHS Lothian, QNIS and the QMUEHS Board of Directors. Hosted by QMUEHS President, Professor Jan DewingKey Note Speaker & QMUEHS … Continue reading Queen Margaret University Honor Society New Member Induction Ceremony

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

Influencing a ‘healthful’ relationship with clinical supervisors in practice?

Maria MacKay Director of Clinical Learning / Senior Lecturer University of Wollongong How do students influence a ‘healthful’ relationship with their clinical supervisors in clinical practice? Authors: Alicia Congram, Sally-Anne Guymer , Louise Hoogenboom, Tanya King, Ionna McCarthy and Daniel Kostiainen All of the authors are students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing at University … Continue reading Influencing a ‘healthful’ relationship with clinical supervisors in practice?

NT Student Awards 2019: for “badasses”

Well! We made it onto the NT Awards shortlist this year and in several categories. https://studentawards.nursingtimes.net/2019-shortlist What's especially pleasing about the nominations is that team members organised this themselves. Reminds me of this quote by Brene Brown (2018) which I've taken from her blog post on 13th March 2018  (https://brenebrown.com/blog/2018/03/13/courage-comfort-rumbling-shame-accountability-failure-work/) I think the people who … Continue reading NT Student Awards 2019: for “badasses”