In the news : School of Nursing

Read the latest news from the School of Nursing at Ulster University.


Ulster University launches Northern Ireland’s first BSc Paramedic Science degree

The new three year, BSc Hons Paramedic Science course will be based within the School of Nursing on the Magee campus

14 September 2020

Ulster University’s Professor Owen Barr named a 2020 National Teaching Fellow

Professor of Nursing and Intellectual Disabilities awarded a National Teaching Fellowship

6 August 2020

Ulster University professor receives prestigious Nursing Fellowship

Professor McIlfatrick is the only RCN member from Northern Ireland to receive the Fellowship this year

16 July 2020

Ulster University’s Nurses of the future take inspiration from a local heroine of the past

On Sunday 23 February 2020, a parish in Fahan Co. Donegal celebrated the life and work of world-renowned nurse, Agnes Jones and the 45th Anniversary of the foundation of the School of Nursing at Ulster University’s Magee Campus.

3 March 2020

Ulster University’s “singing nurse” graduates

Ulster University student nurse Brittany McArthur made headlines earlier this year as the sensational ‘singing nurse’

16 December 2019

Transformation in Action: Advanced Nursing Practitioners in Northern Ireland

Today marks a significant milestone in Nursing as the first cohort of locally trained Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) successfully complete the programme.

18 September 2019

Better public understanding of palliative care required to improve care for end of life patients

Better public understanding of palliative care required to improve care for end of life patients

9 September 2019

Ulster University research providing dramatic solutions to health care problems

An Ulster University research study is educating nursing students in applied drama techniques, to help improve the quality of care given to patients.

13 June 2019

Congratulations to the School of Nursing – First Silver Athena SWAN award for Ulster University

The School of Nursing has been awarded a Silver Athena SWAN award, the first time a School in the University has received this honour.

8 May 2019

Ulster University Nursing Competence Test Centre celebrates successful first year

A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Competence Test Centre at Ulster University set up to increase nursing capacity across the United Kingdom (UK), is celebrating a successful first year.

22 February 2019

Crossborder conference shines spotlight on young peoples’ mental health in a changing world

Crossborder conference shines spotlight on young peoples’ mental health in a changing world

2 November 2018

Ulster University’s expertise in nursing and midwifery used to formulate UK wide standards

Ulster University’s knowledge and expertise in nursing and midwifery has been evidenced in new standards from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) developed to regulate nurses and midwives in the UK.

29 October 2018

Determined Mum fulfils lifelong dream and graduates’ days before eldest child

Determined Mum fulfils lifelong dream and graduates’ days before eldest child

5 July 2018

Roma Downey officially opens new multi-million pound teaching centre at Ulster University

Roma Downey officially opens new multi-million pound teaching centre at Ulster University

20 June 2018

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

8 June 2018

Ulster University nursing students lead on Community Resilience simulation

Ulster University nursing students lead on Community Resilience simulation

4 June 2018

Innovative app launched to record rhythm and activity of the heart

Innovative app launched to record rhythm and activity of the heart

16 February 2018