2020 news archive

An Erasmus project founded in 2016, the HarmonyChoir studies the effects of singing in a choir on mental health and mental health stigma, since then they have raised over £7,000 for mental health charities.

November's CODI's featured Nursing Studies' Dr Colin Chandler.

International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) is hosting a free inaugural Lisbeth Hockey memorial lecture delivered by Professor Dame Anne Marie Rafferty.

Nursing Studies to partner with new groundbreaking Harvard Global Nursing Leadership Programme.

Join the virtual debate in November hosted by the Journal of Research in Nursing, in partnership with the Foundation of Nursing Studies.

This new website seeks to curate the growing portfolio of our work to address One health (food, water, health and environmental security) with fragile and conflict-affected states.

Our research centre, the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health and Research Policy, is involved in this new scheme which aims to create rapid research evidence to maximise Local Authority influence on health and inequalities.

Crucial policy changes are needed to reduce the alcohol-related harm being experienced by refugees and asylum seekers across the UK, researchers say.

Care offered to people recovering from strokes and brain injuries is to be enhanced by a specialist study programme for registered nurses.

When we are struggling with our mental health, often we will feel as if no one else is feeling as we are. It can be a huge relief to discover that you are not alone in these struggles. The Let's Talk podcast is a new series hosted by our Chaplain, Harriet Harris, bringing together different members of the University community to have honest and thought-provoking conversations about a range of mental health topics.

The report, Creating a caring economy: a call to action, lands at a unique moment in global history. Reeling from the first wave of a deadly pandemic, perched on the precipice of a second wave and a deep and brutal recession, there was never a better time to ask: do we really want to go back to business as usual?

Find out more about the new Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative. Read the full University news story and hear from Nursing Now Co-Chairs Lord Nigel Crisp and Professor Sheila Tlou as we launch our new initiative to equip nurses and midwives to tackle global healthcare challenges.

The latest Council of Deans of Health podcast features our Head of Nursing Studies Professor Aisha Holloway discussing race and identity in academia, healthcare and society.

Join the Royal College of Nursing online to hear the stories of some of the 27 nurses added to the Dictionary of National Biography for the 2020 Year of the Nurse and the midwife.

On May 12th the University of Edinburgh nursing community gathered in a virtual event to pay tribute to the incredible work of nurses and midwives, and to reflect on nursing in the past, present and future. Visit this page to find out how we celebrated and watch the presentations.

Check out the latest publication of Nursing Studies Highlights 2020!

Nursing Studies have been ranked number 1 in the UK for the second year in a row by the Guardian University League Table!

Bold is an innovative programme providing free leadership opportunities across Scotland to help those living with dementia flourish. The bold project brings together people living with dementia, family members and friends, professional carers, NHS staff, artists and people from all walks of life.

Here you can find a list of the winners from the School's Gray Scholarship Competition.

We need you to get involved and show your support by submitting a video to the poetry portal!

Congratulations to PhD student, Somia Imran for getting her blog published by The Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

The Life Changes Trust is today publishing a landmark book, ‘Loud and Clear’, which tells the story of how people living with dementia in Scotland have become activists and influencers in their own right over the last twenty years.  

A group of students on the MSc in Applied Psychology for Children and Young People, have produced a Covid-19 Resources Catalogue for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. The catalogue has now also been distributed to social work, GPs and other services within Lanarkshire as a mental health resource.

Care Home Nursing Film: Created by University of Edinburgh Nursing students under direction of Dr Julie Watson.

Nursing Studies were delighted to welcome Howard Catton, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) chief executive officer (CEO) to Nursing Studies this January.

2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife!

The Nuffield Future Researchers programme is an exciting online placement giving students the chance to participate in research from home, working with expert researchers in a virtual learning environment.

Find out all about this special year, how you can get involved and our collaboration with Nursing now.