Department of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Postal address

    UHI Institute of Health Research and Innovation, Centre for Health Science, Old Perth Road,

    IV2 3JH Inverness

    United Kingdom

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Department of Nursing and Midwifery

We are based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, which is one of the most remote and rural regions of the United Kingdom.

Academic staff include nurses, midwives and behavioural scientists at the Inverness and Stornoway campuses. We conduct research to improve health and wellbeing in remote and rural regions that has international significance and spans urban populations.  Health and wellbeing is defined broadly to include functional, emotional and social health and our research expertise includes:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Active health
  • Health and social care interventions and evaluation
  • Improvement science
  • Nurse education
  • Social and community aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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