Department of Nursing and Midwifery

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

    IV2 3JH Inverness

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

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


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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Nurses Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Motor Neuron Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Quality of Life Medicine & Life Sciences
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical Services Medicine & Life Sciences

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No photo of Neil J Angus

Neil J Angus

Person: Academic Research Active

Photo of Michelle Beattie

Projects 2018 2022

Research Output 1994 2020

4 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating emotional distress and health related quality of life in patients with heart failure and their family caregivers: Testing dyadic dynamics using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model

Thomson, P., Howie, K., Leslie, S. J., Angus, N. J., Andreis, F., Thomson, R., Mohan, A. R. M., Mondoa, C. & Chung, M. L., 8 Jan 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 1, 18 p., e0227129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dynamic testing
animal technicians
Animal Shells
heart failure

Measuring women’s experiences of maternity care: protocol for a systematic review of self-report survey instruments

Beecher, C., Richard, R., O’Dwyer, L., Ryan, E., White, M., Beattie, M. & Devane, D., 6 Jan 2020, In : Systematic Reviews. 9, 4, p. 1-7 1 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self Report
Quality of Health Care
Surveys and Questionnaires
11 Downloads (Pure)

Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure

Hubbard, G., Cherrie, J., Gray, J., Kyle, R. G., Nioi, A., Wendelboe-Nelson, C., Cowie, H. & Dombrowski, S., 30 Jan 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, p. 131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Feasibility Studies
Solar System


Alumnus of the Scottish Crucible

Leah Macaden (Recipient), Jun 2013

Prize: Other distinction

Churchill Fellow 2019

Leah Macaden (Recipient), 11 Feb 2019

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

School Nursing
National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)

Dr Mary Sulakshini Immanuel Award

Leah Macaden (Recipient), Feb 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Publication peer-review

European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (Journal)

Neil J Angus (Peer reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Press / Media

Study of exercise for stoma patients

Gill Hubbard


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Initiative aims to boost care for sufferers

Leah Macaden


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Media release: Nursing academics to present Inverness lecture

Gill Hubbard


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research