125 years of nurse education celebrations ends with panel debate

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

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Prestigious nurse leaders will discuss the future of nursing next week in a debate chaired by Jenni Middleton, Editor of the Nursing Times.

This will be the final event in the Oxford Brookes’ celebrations throughout 2016 to mark 125 years of nurse education in Oxford.

The debate will take place on Monday 5 December 6.00pm – 7.00pm in the John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre at the Headington Campus.

Panel members will be:

  • Dame Julie Moore - Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) who was made an Honorary Graduate of Oxford Brookes at the June graduation ceremony.
  • Katherine Murphy - Chief Executive of The Patients Association
  • Professor Helen Allan - Professor of Nursing, Middlesex University
  • Ros Alstead – Director of Nursing and Clinical Standards, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Gary Rolfe - Emeritus Professor of Nursing at Swansea University
  • Professor Laura Serrant - Professor of Nursing at Sheffield Hallam University

We are fortunate to be joined by a number of influential nursing leaders from across the country and the Patient’s Association, who will all be sharing their insights and opinions on the future of nursing.

Dr Liz Westcott, Head of the Department of Nursing, Oxford Brookes University

Dr Liz Westcott, Head of the Department of Nursing at Oxford Brookes said: “It has been a fantastic year celebrating 125 years of nurse education in Oxford and I am delighted to end our celebrations with this exciting debate sponsored by Oxford Academic Health Science Network.

“We are fortunate to be joined by a number of influential nursing leaders from across the country and the Patient’s Association, who will all be sharing their insights and opinions on the future of nursing. It is also wonderful to have support from the Nursing Times.”

In January the University launched its 125 years of nurse education in Oxford celebrations and throughout the year there have been a number of events, fundraising activities, high profile lectures, an exhibition in the Oxford Town Hall and much more.

To book onto the event visit the Events webpages or call 01865 482565.

Oxford Brookes University is a partner of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (OAHSN). Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive of OAHSN will introduce the panel.

Interested in studying nursing at Oxford Brookes? Come to our Open Evenings on 13 December and 4 January 2017 at the Marston Road site, 5.00pm – 7.00pm. Places are available for September 2017 entry. Apply now! Visit the Department of Nursing website.