Welcome message from Dean and Head of School, Dr Martin McNamara

Welcome to the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and thank you for taking the time to learn more about our School. The mission of the School is to prepare nurses, midwives and other professionals to promote and protect health, wellbeing and dignity across the lifespan through skilled, ethical and careful practice based on best evidence and prudent judgement, and to develop and disseminate disciplinary knowledge through research and scholarship. 

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The Mater Lean Academy celebrated a milestone recently when it trained its 1000th person in the Fundamentals of Lean. The Academy has actually since trained another 100 staff, however reaching 1000 is a significant achievement.  Adapted and changed over the last 2 years in particular, with more emphasis into ‘examining our own processes’ and interdisciplinary team work, the Programme continues to be subscribed to by staff across both the MMUH, the IEHG and as hospitals as far afield as Sligo Regional. To... Read More