CRNME News & Events

 

 

To commemorate 21 years of the work of the Centre, we hosted a Celebration event on Wednesday 5th March at 5pm in the Oak Suite on Surrey campus.  The evening included presentations from the current and previous Director's of the CRNME as well as details on our future work and legacy.  

 

Please contact Stephanie Fuller, School Secretary, School of Health & Social Care for further information.

 

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CRNME are pleased to confirm that Prof Kim Manley (Canterbury Christ Church University) has been appointed Visiting Professor wef 1st September 2012 to 31st August 2015.

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The Centre is delighted to give congratulations to Maggie Davies on her recent Florence Nightingale Scholarship for her Doctorate of Clinical Practice 'Dignified care in cancer care'.

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The Practising Midwife Journal April 2012: review of Prof Helen Allan book 'Managing intimacy and emotions in advanced fertility care'. M&K Publishing (2009)

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April 2012: Professor Helen Allan has been appointed as a Mentor on the Mentorship for Health Research Training Fellows Scheme, University of Hertfordshire.

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'Too Posh to Wash': Professor Helen Allan's response to the House of Lords debate on 1st December 2011, which was introduced by Audrey Caroline Emerton (Baroness Emerton).

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Professor Helen Allan attended and addressed the UCH Nurses League Study Day in April 2011. Details on Helen's presentation and further details can be viewed here.

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The Centre for Research in Nursing & Midwifery Education held our Annual Public Lecture on Thursday 30th June 2011, at the Duke of Kent building. Our keynote presentation was Professor Billie Hunter, Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University on the topic of: ‘The challenge of implementing evidence into practice: are clinical pathways helping? Findings from the Welsh Normal Labour Pathway Study’.  The lecture also included presentations by:

2011 Professor Rosemary Pope Memorial Fund Award winners:

Susan Robinson (MSc): Are preceptorship programmes effective in the retention of newly qualified/registered nurses entering their first employment position? A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Liz Rockingham (MSc): The Mentors' lived experience of supporting learners

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Visit by Arja Haapakorva – University of Eastern Finland, March 2011
The Centre hosted a visit by Ms Arja Haapakorva, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland during 4-7 May 2011. Arja presented a key lecture to the faculty on ‘Finnish education system, dual model in health care education and the essentials of the University of Eastern Finland’. She also facilitated sessions to MSc students on web-based learning as well as personal and professional development from a Finnish perspective.   

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University of Turku, 9 March 2011. International Seminar: older people's service innovations
Khim Horton attended this event at the University of Turku and presented on research findings and details of the NHS reforms currently underway. The seminar was essentially anti-innovation in the service area, which is the EU's Europe 2020 Agenda. Service Innovation also aims to improve EU competitiveness and create new business models.

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National Yang-Ming University, June 2011 – September 2011
Two PhD students from the National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan will be visiting the Division for three months from June 2011.  Both students will be supervised by Professor Helen Allan and their topics of work include the technology of Osteoporosis Screening in Taiwan.

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UCH Nurses’ League Study Morning 30th April 2011
Professor helen Allan attend this UCH study morning to present retrospectively on funding that she received from the League to attend the NET/NEP Conference in Sydney, Australia as well as her other areas of expertise in: Leadership for Learning; a Flinders workshop; Advanced practice in women’s health; New Zealand workshops; Educational challenges; Personal background and Research projects. To view helen's presentation click here

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CRNME Mentoring seminar - Friday 21st January 2011
The Centre is delighted to announce that our annual mentoring seminar took place at the University of Surrey on Friday 21st January 2011.  The event was very well attended by delegates across the local Trusts and NHS and provided a day of stimulating debate and discussion.  To be included in the mailing list for next year's seminar then please contact Penny Robinson, telephone 01483 683120 or email: p.j.robinson@surrey.ac.uk

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Professor Helen Allan:  NET/NEP 2010 Conference, April 2010 and collaborations in Australia & New Zealand
Helen attended the NET/NEP 2010 Conference held in Sydney, Australia on 13 April 2010 and presented on ‘Using psycho-dynamic small group work in nurse education: Closing the theory-practice gap?’.  During her overseas visit, Helen was also invited to Auckland University of Technology, School of Nursing & Midwifery on 19 & 20 April to present on a professional development workshop and then onto Flinders University, School of Nursing & Midwifery on 16 April to present 'The socio-cultural context of care delivery and the management of emotions in the fertility clinic'.

Helen's trip was part funded by UCH  Nurses League, The General Nursing Council Trust and the Division of Health & Social Care, University of Surrey
 

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Iolanthe Midwives Award 2010
Professor Helen Allan is delighted to report that Dr Anna Brown has been awarded the Iolanthe Midwives Award of £1,000 and was also selected to receive the 2010 Dame Rosalind Paget award, which is given at the discretion of the trustees for a demonstration of commitment to the aims of holistic care.

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IVM Meeting - March 2010
Researchers from Turku, Finland, Flensburg, Germany and Groningen, Netherlands met with Dr Khim Horton, CRNME and Dr. Sophie Stos, Strategy and EU Research Funding, Consultant for the University of Surrey, Research and Enterprise, to form a consortium to develop work in the area of ICT and care of older people.

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BBC News website:  
viewpoint article by Professor Helen Allan & Professor Pam Smith 'Do degrees mean nurses will not 'dirty' their hands?'

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