Vision and Mission


The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems provides an environment of clinical and academic excellence and partnerships that provide a robust foundation for the development of nursing, midwifery and health care professions both in Ireland and globally.  Through research led teaching, we support excellence in learning and practice in state-of-the-art facilities. Together with our world leading research, we continuously expand professional boundaries and prepare exceptional graduates, committed to excellence in practice and dedicated to lifelong learning.

Our Vision
"Leading education, research and professional practice to improve healthcare."

Our Mission
"We 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 sound judgement, and we develop and disseminate disciplinary knowledge through research and scholarship.