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Welcome message from Dean and Head of School, Dr Martin McNamara. The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems is Ireland's premier nursing school and the only one to host two national research centres. Our mission 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.

Latest News and Events

- Minister for Health Launches the UCD Beacon Hospital Academy

06 February 2015 Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD, launched the UCD Beacon Hospital Academy today.  This new centre for educating and training healthcare students of medicine, nursing, physiotherapy and radiography is the most comprehensive of its kind between a university and a private hospital group in Ireland with UCD students now able to take part of their clinical training at Beacon Hospital.

UCD Beacon Hospital Academy 
Pictured above (l-r): Robert Smith, UCD student; Dr Aziemah Ali; Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD; Mollie Bruton, UCD student nurse.

- Thinking Qualitatively Workshop Series, March 18th & 19th

The International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) is bringing its critically acclaimed, “Thinking Qualitatively” Workshop Series to UCD O'Brien Centre for Science on March 18th & 19th, 2015.

Early Bird Registration is now open! Click Here to Register or Learn More

- Midwifery Waterbirth Masterclass, April 14th

‘Practical Tips on setting up a Midwife-led unit & Care of a Woman during Waterbirth’.  By Katherine Robinson, RM. (Midwife Manager ‘Home from Home’, MLU, Ulster Hospital)

VENUE: O’Brien Science Building, 1pm - 4pm
Admission Free - Click Here to Register
Enquiries to:, (01) 7166409

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