School of Nursing and Midwifery

Our research

We research sustainability, use of new genetic knowledge and technologies, the ageing population, use of internet and mobile technologies, changes in clinical education, contemporary nursing, and how knowledge is translated into practice and policy.

Our interdisciplinary approach takes account of how services will evolve over the next few years.

Learn more about research within our School

Alumni Clinical Research Grant Scheme

A £5000 clinical research grant for Registered Nurses and Midwives who are alumni of University of Plymouth and are working in the health service across Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

Find out more about the Alumni Clinical Research Grant

Schwartz Rounds

The University of Plymouth are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18. These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.

View our detailed information, dates and contact details

Executive Team

Programme Leads

  • Associate Head of School (Marketing and Admissions)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Clinical Practitioner)
  • Associate Professor in Community Nursing
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Community and Primary Care Practitioner)
  • Associate Professor in Mental Health Nursing (Education)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)
  • Lecturer in Public Health Nursing (Education)
    MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions)
  • Lecturer in Acute/Critical Care Nursing (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner
  • Interim Head of School
    MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Associate Professor (Education)
    MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Education)
  • Lecturer in Surgical Care Practitioner (Education)
    MSc/PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner
  • Academic Partnerships Lead - Health and Social Care Providers
    BSc (Hons) Professional Development (all pathways)
  • Associate Professor in Adult Nursing (Education)
    BSc (Hons) Critical Care and BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care

Intercalated degrees

The Faculty of Health and Human Sciences has worked with the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and the local emergency and critical care departments to set up two truly dynamic, innovative and unique opportunities for medical students.

Experience an academic year working in and learning about the areas of emergency or critical care and gain an intercalated degree at the same time.

Find out more about our emergency care intercalated degree

Find out more about our critical care intercalated degree

European Network of Nursing in Higher Education (ENNE)

Would you like the opportunity to engage with nursing students from across Europe?

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers you the opportunity to participate in this intensive programme promoting student and teacher exchange.

Find out more about ENNE

Sustainability in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sustainability is integral to the University of Plymouth, the city is realising the concept of the 'Sustainable University'

Nursing Sustainability by Design project wins Green Gown Award 2014

Learn more about our focus on sustainability

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