Introduction to the Department of Nursing and Midwifery
The Department has strong links with external agencies including 14 NHS Trusts and Primary Care Trusts and voluntary agencies. There are well-established networks for Department and Trust staff to meet and collaborate on a number of issues.
Academic staff from the Department collaborate with partners across the health and social care sectors in research, practice development and education initiatives. Staff from practice contribute to teaching on both the pre and post-qualifying programmes, and partnerships between practice and education are fostered.
The Department provides a friendly and supportive environment where staff are able to teach and engage in research and other professional activities. Mechanisms are in place to enable effective collaboration across departments and Schools and for staff to further their own career opportunities. Regular Department meetings provide opportunities for debate on relevant education and professional issues.