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. 

Four SNMHS undergraduate students traveled to Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, BMC, Sölvegatan, Sweden as part of the U21 United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDG) initiative. The workshop focused on raising health sciences students’ awareness and understanding of the UN Millennium Development Goals and their potential implications for practice. The workshops were held on Friday 5th June and Saturday 6th June. Here are the experiences of our students:

"Before traveling to Lund to...