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PhD Funding Opportunity

Great PhD funding opportunity https://www.sgsss.ac.uk/studentships/open-competition/  get in touch if you’re interested in studying within the SISCC network. Check out our website https://siscc.dundee.ac.uk or follow us on Twitter @EBimprovement

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Yes we must prescribe fewer antibiotics, but we’re ignoring the consequences

Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest challenges facing mankind. We risk a future of common infections and minor injuries once again proving fatal – plus longer hospital stays and higher medical costs. Some infections are already no longer treatable with current drugs. Around 700,000 people die each year around the world as a result, and some studies predict […]

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Welcome to two new PhD Students

We are delighted to welcome two new PhD students to the SISCC team: Julie McLaren and Anne-Marie Craig. Julie’s PhD research will focus on large scale education in the areas of care and compassion and reducing inequalities. Julie is based at the University of Stirling and her project is supervised by Professor Jayne Donaldson and Dr […]

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Congratulations to Professor Kevin Rooney!

Professor Kevin Rooney, SISCC Lead for Training and Development, has been awarded a Scottish Health Award. He has been awarded in the ‘doctor’ category, which is for individual doctors providing NHS medical care for people in Scotland. The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4th November in Edinburgh to “give recognition to those who work […]

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SISCC Director at King’s College London

Professor Mary Renfrew (SISCC Director) is visiting Kings College London on 5th November to talk about SISCC as part of the King’s Improvement Science Seminar Series. The seminar will explore the need for new evidence in the field of improvement science and will share the lessons learned from the first year of work in the […]

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SISCC launch 5 June 2015

Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, launched the SISCC at a special event at the Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa in Dundee, attended by a national and international audience of health and social care professionals, researchers, advocacy groups and services users, and policy makers.

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