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30 Blogs for 30 Years

To celebrate the 30th birthday of Nursing at Nottingham, we're writing a blog for every year. 

The 30 Blogs
Blog NumberBlog PostAuthorRelease Date
#1 30 at 30: Dean's Blog

Professor Joanne Lymn,
Head of the School of Health Sciences

7 October 2020
#2 Sandra Lawton OBE

Sandra Lawton OBE,
Nurse Consultant Dermatology and Clinical Lead at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

15 January 2021
#3 Vicky Bailey

Vicky Bailey,
Non-Executive Director at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

29 January 2021

#4 LGBT+ History Month

Ella Guerin,
Teaching Associate and Mental Health Nurse

16 February 2021

#5 Transforming Healthcare: HIV

John McLuskey,
Associate Professor/ Director of Undergraduate Education, School of Health Sciences

26 February 2021
#6 Mental Health Nursing: Past, present and future

Professor Patrick Callaghan,
Previous Dean of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham

5 March 2021
#7 Keeping it in the Family: A 60-year legacy and counting Lesley Strouther,
Lecturer in Adult Nursing
12 March 2021
#8 Nursing and learning disabilities Helen Laverty,
Professional Lead Learning Disability Nursing
29 March 2021
#9 Nursing in Nottingham - my journey from the 1980s to 2021 Dr Katharine Whittingham,
Assistant Professor in Health Sciences
12 April 2021
#10 Student Nurses in the 21st century Stephanie Manning
Child Teaching Associate, School of Health Sciences
16 April 2021
#11 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife in a Covid Age Dr Ruth Pearce 23 April 2021
#12 Thoughts on Nursing at Nottingham from Dame Elizabeth Fradd DBE DL  Dame Elizabeth Fradd DBE DL 30 April 2021
#13 The career of Anna Kent Anna Kent,
Nottingham Alumni, Masters’ Degree in Nursing and First Degree in Midwifery
10 May 2021
#14 Celebrating Nursing at Nottingham Liz Charalambous RN, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD,
Teaching associate at the school of health sciences
14 May 2021
#15 My six-year nursing rollercoaster through a worldwide pandemic and near-death experience to registration Rivers Levi McLean, Adult Nursing graduate 28 May 2021
#16 Vaccinating Nottingham

Kate Simpson

Assistant Professor – School of Nursing

4 June 2021
#17 Diversity in the NHS

Aquiline Chivinge MBE

Clinical Lead Shared Governance and Inclusive Leadership

11 June 2021
#18 'The best way to predict your future is to create it’

Rebecca Cooper. MSc, BA (hons), RCN

18 June 2021
#19 Nicola Fisher's story

Nicola Fisher RN, BSc(Hons), MSc, LLM. PhD Candidate University of Nottingham. (BSc(Hons) Adult Nursing 2012-2015)

25 June 2021
#20 30 and 50 years of exceptional contribution

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Professor of Cancer and Supportive Care

23 July 2021
#21 Celebrating Past, Present and Future Nursing Education and Leadership

Professor Jamie Waterall, Deputy Chief Nurse, Public Health England

30 July 2021
#22 Karen Cox reflecting on 30 years of Nursing

Karen Cox, Registered Nurse, Professor and Vice Chancellor (University of Kent) 

6 August 2021
#23 Ye Old Trip to Nottingham: A Contagious Enthusiasm for Nursing

Sasha Cuttler

13 August 2021
#24 Chloe McCandlish’s nursing journey

Chloe McCandlish, Teaching Associate (Mental Health Nursing)

27 August 2021
#25 How my student journey has developed over the past 2 years

Ashley Thomas, Nursing student

24 September 2021
#26 Joanne Cooper – A Clinical Career Journey

Joanne Cooper, Honorary Professor at the School of Health Sciences

5 November 2021
#27 The Dean’s Academic Health Sciences Internship

Alex and Amelia, Dean’s Academic Health Sciences Interns

8 November 2021
#28 Supporting each other

Dr Charlotte Overton RN, Research Associate, SAPPHIRE

9 November 2021
#29 From student nurse to Teaching Associate

Sian Adcock, Teaching Associate

30 November 2021
#30 Reflecting on the 30 Years of Nursing Nottingham blog series

Professor Joanne Lymn,
Head of the School of Health Sciences

21 April 2021

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