Archive for the ‘Nursing’ Category


Nursing students undertake international and national Elective Placement Learning Opportunity

EPLO offered students the opportunity to investigate and experience vibrant physical, social, cultural, psychological, religious, genetic and environmental factors that impact healthcare provision within a different healthcare setting. Students completed their electives in different healthcare settings, for instance, Hospitals, Community teams, nursing homes, orphanages and ambulance services.

Michelle Grainger

Michelle Grainger sets up a Non-Governmental Organisation

Kingston and St George’s School of Nursing Senior Lecturer, Michelle Grainger has started her own registered Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Uganda, called Nurses Reaching Out (NRO). This was created in response to Michelle’s awareness of the needs of nurses who were treating North Uganda’s war torn patients. NRO aim is to support healthcare through empowering and enabling nurses.

Student Nursing Times Awards

Student Nursing Times Awards 2014

Kingston University and St George’s, University of London are proud to again support the Student Nursing Times Awards to recognise outstanding students and lecturers that show clinical prowess and academic excellence.

Positive Choices

Positive Choices Conference 2014 inspires learning disability nurses for years to come

The 10th Annual Positive Choices Learning Disability Student Nurse Conference, hosted by Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. Key professionals and service users also joined the event to celebrate excellence in learning disability nursing practice.“The legacy of the Conference will be to inspire both current and future generations of Registered Learning Disability Nurses, and clearly cementing the future of the profession,” Trish said.

Patients with Learning

Study reveals patients with learning difficulties can become invisible in hospitals

Report co-author Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, a senior research fellow in nursing at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, said people with learning disabilities were largely invisible within hospitals, which meant their additional needs were not recognised or understood by staff. “Our study found many examples of good practice, but also many where the safety of people with learning disabilities in hospitals was at risk,” she added.