OBE awarded to Professor John Unsworth
Northumbria University Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor and Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) Chair of Council, Professor John Unsworth, has been awarded an OBE for services to community nursing and community nurse education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Nursing leaders officially open new national nursing test centre at Northumbria University
The new NMC Competence Test Centre, based at the University’s Coach Lane Campus, will host up to 7,000 nurses, midwives and nursing associates each year for their ‘OSCE’ Observed Structured Clinical Examination.
Health minister talks to Northumbria students
Staff and students at Northumbria University, Newcastle talked to the Health Minister, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP as part of NHS #Fab Change Week - a week-long campaign aimed at promoting continuous improvement within the NHS.
First students in the UK due to graduate from a new pre-nursing course
Eleven nursing students from the north east are to become some of the first students in the UK to graduate after completing a new pre-nurse training programme delivered by Northumbria University, Newcastle and the NHS.
Recognising the North East’s best new nursing talent
Six nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University have received prestigious awards for their efforts whilst training to join the profession.
International success for bespoke training courses
Northumbria University’s excellent reputation in developing bespoke training courses for global organisations has led to Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health sending its fifth delegation of staff to learn in the North East of England.
Nursing students celebrate the life of the Lady with the Lamp
Twenty-four nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University have been invited to Westminster Abbey today (Wednesday 11 May) to take part in a major ceremony commemorating the life and legacy of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
Student nurses shortlisted for national awards
Two Northumbria University students are in the running to receive scholarships from a prestigious national nursing organisation.
Northumbria shortlisted for four national nursing awards
Outstanding nursing students and staff from Northumbria University have been shortlisted for four prestigious national awards by the Student Nursing Times.
Unique trust and university partnership prepares nursing graduates the Northumbria way
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University have joined forces in a unique partnership to develop an innovative new way of training people with healthcare experience to become nurses.
Recognition for role in caring for older people
Two of Northumbria’s leading academics specialising in the care of older people have been invited to an event at the House of Lords to commend the work of nurses in this field.
A seat at the top table for Northumbria nursing student
A Northumbria University student has been appointed to the Royal College of Nursing’s national Students’ Committee.
Chief Nursing Officer for England visits Northumbria to meet nursing students
The Chief Nursing Officer for England has visited Northumbria University to meet with nursing students and lecturers and discuss the opportunities for nursing in the future.
Awards commend the best new nurses
Five Northumbria University students have been presented with a prestigious award for their efforts while training to become nurses and midwives in local hospitals.
Northumbria welcomes Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive
The UK’s leading figure in nursing has visited Northumbria University to discuss current issues in the sector.
Students’ tear-jerking film brings nursing to life
A tear-jerking film made by students that highlights ways in which nurses care for patients has attracted attention from some of the country’s leading names in healthcare.
Mannequin patients set to transform nurse education in Thailand
A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, to see how the University is using simulated patient mannequins to educate its nurses.
Triple Crown for Nurse Education
Nursing students have named Northumbria the UK’s Nurse Education Provider of the Year: Post-Registration for the third year running at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2014.
Supporting people to ‘age-in-place’
Northumbria University academics are sharing their expertise in an innovative project to help older people live independently in their own homes for longer.