Meghan Tuohy, a postgraduate student at Queen Margaret University (QMU), won the QNIS academic prize at a ceremony in May. Here she walks about what the prize means to her and her plans for the future. “To be given a QNIS prize for the work I did during my postgraduate community nursing course was a…
Health Visitor (HV)
My first born Ethan – the boy who came along and healed many things in my life, stole my heart and made myself and Chris a family with so much to love for – was born in 2013. He turns 4 soon and this means that I have been accessing and then facilitating peer support…
Receiving notification that I had won a Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland Postgraduate Award was a lovely surprise. It is a great honour to receive recognition for the work and learning undertaken as part of my Specialist Public Health Nursing studies, especially alongside the wonderfully committed and compassionate nurses who achieved their qualification with me. My…
This project sought to pilot two new initiatives:
Improve assessment and signposting for people who maybe more vulnerable to risk of domestic fires
With a local housing provider and tenants, pilot a Good Neighbour, Good Neighbourhood initiative to support people to feel safer in their community.
The collaborative project seeks to establish an innovative whole-school approach to enable social, emotional and psychological wellbeing throughout the school in order to promote positive behaviours, engagement in education and optimise attainment.
Arrive at the office at 8.30am, greet all the team. We need to answer any voicemails and emails and document them in client notes. I usually head over to the maternity unit for 9.00am to collect information on postnatal discharges and new pregnancy booking information.
In our latest Guest Blog, Phil Wilson, Professor of Primary Care and Rural Health at the University of Aberdeen tells us why he thinks the new Universal Health Pathway for Health Visiting is a cause for celebration.