Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery

Nursing: A profession without borders

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Learning Studio, Clerici Building, Headington Campus


The Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery is proud to be hosting the Phi Mu Chapter Annual Conference and Induction Event for 2019 at Oxford Brookes University. The day event is free for Sigma members and for members and affilliates of the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery which includes colleagues working in teaching, research and clinical practice at Oxford Brookes University and those based at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Colleagues working in research within the Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research and from the Oxford Academic Health Sciences Center are also welcome to attend for free. Non-members are invited to attend for a fee of £40.

The conference will host a full schedule of events including key note speeches by Professor Anne Marie Rafferty CBE and Baroness Mary Jane Watkins of Tavistock. Conference attendees are invited to a sparkling wine reception and 3-course meal in the evening for an additional charge.

The deadline for registration is 20th May 2019.

Professor Anne Marie Rafferty CBE is Professor of Nursing Policy, and former Dean of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London. She is a historian, health workforce and policy researcher, graduated from Edinburgh University in Nursing Studies, MPhil (Surgery) Nottingham University and was the first nurse to gain a doctorate (DPhil Modern History) from Oxford University.

Baroness Mary Jane Watkins of Tavistock is a British Professor of Nursing. She is currently emeritus professor of healthcare leadership at Plymouth University and Deputy Vice Chancellor of the university. She trained at the Wolfson School of Nursing, Westminster Hospital and at South London and Maudsley Nursing School. She obtained her PhD from King's College London in 1985. Mary was nominated for life peerage by the House of Lords Appointments Commission and was created Baroness Watkins of Tavistock, of Buckland Monachorum in the County of Devon, on 2 November 2015.

The Phi Mu Chapter (England) of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Honour Society of Nursing provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. They support the learning and professional development of its members who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.

The Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery (OSNM) is playing a key role in providing the highest calibre of nurses and midwives by ensuring our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge that will give them a career of a lifetime, maximising their potential and giving real meaning to the work they do. The school was launched in 2017, in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford Health and the Oxford Academic Health Sciences Centre. Working together, we are taking a new direction through a radically changing landscape. We provide a first-class environment for pioneering research that prepares tomorrow's nurses and midwives to deliver quality care to patients as well as advance and shape clinical practice. We share our resources and expertise, providing the highest quality educational, clinical, and research experience. Together, we can help students and professionals achieve a level of excellence that they and we can be proud of and positively impacts patients.