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Stirling hosts health care conference at Inverness campus

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Health care experts will address a conference in Inverness on 26 May, exploring current research and practice in a range of key health issues facing the nation, including mental health, diabetes, cancer and social isolation.

Hosted by the University of Stirling’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, the Highland Health Conference is aimed at healthcare professionals, university staff and postgraduate students, who are invited to attend the one day event on 26 May at the Centre for Health Science, Inverness.

Professor Andrew Watterson says: “The newly configured School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health contains leading researchers in the four important areas covered by the conference.

“Research developments in the Highlands have been very significant recently and speakers will be presenting some of their latest research, which contributes to patient care and benefits the health of those who live in the Highlands and throughout the nation.”

The conference is free and open to anyone working in health and social services, whether in the voluntary or the public sectors. Members of the public are also welcome to attend.

Exploring Mental Health, Diabetes, Cancer and Social Isolation: Research and Practice, takes place at the Centre for Health Science, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Thursday 26 May from 9.30am to 3pm.

To reserve a place, email or telephone 01 463 255 649. 

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