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Phi Mu Chapter 
Next Southern Hub Meeting 
Oxford Brookes University and Zoom

17th September 2020
Agenda to Follow 

Phi Mu Chapter
Next Northern Hub Meeting 

4th November 2020

Watch this Space! More Details to Follow



Celebrating Leadership, Research and Education in the 
 International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 


Congratulations to the 4 recipients of the Phi Mu Chapter Scholarship Awards 2020

These awards recognise the unique contribution that Sigma nurses make in driving forward evidence based research practice;
promoting the voice of a truly global nursing profession.

Fantastic News and Many Congratulations to both Professor Vanora Hundley from Bournemouth University and Professor Sue Latter from Southampton University

who have both been selected as inductees into Sigma’s International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

They will be honoured at Sigma’s

 31st International Nursing Research Congress, 23-27 July 2020 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This award is only given to a few researchers each year and it is a great recognition of Vanora and Sue’s great breath of research and expertise.
We are delighted to have both them and previous inductees
Professor Steve Ersser, Professor Roger Watson and Professor Brendan McCormack in our Chapter.




Phi Mu Chapter is celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife! 

Chapter News

  • Our Next Phi Mu event will be hosted by the Northern Hub on 4th November from 2-4pm

    Watch this space. More details to follow.
  • Using Fiction to Challenge Nursing Issues

    Read Professor Kirsten Jack's new publication: Read it in Books: Literary Fiction as a Tool to Develop Moral Thinking in the Educator in Nurse Education Today.

    For more information contact Kirsten at: k.jack@mmu.ac.uk
  • Nurse Leaders as Coach

    Read my new paper entitled: The Nurse Leader as  a Coach... Is the Tide Turning? A publication on the value of coaching the nursing workforce
  • Conference Poster Presentations

    Developing poster presentations helps to promote your research and advance professional nursing practice and help to enhance conferences, network events and exhibitions. 

    The presentations submitted to the Phi Mu Annual conference in June were as diverse as they were interesting, creating a richness to nursing research and promoting the voice of nursing.
  • Blogging for Beginners Workshop

    Academic blogging is a great way to publish your work, break down the barriers to publishing and promote the voice of nursing. 
    As a former recipient of the Phi Mu Scholarship Award 2019 I developed this one hour online Blogging for Beginners Workshop. 

    So, why not take one hour out of your busy schedule or 3x20 minutes and see what value this can add to your writing. 

    If you are interested in writing a blog for the Chapter website or any other blogging platform then please contact me via my e-mail address: catherine.best23@gmail.com.
  • Exploring nursing students experiences of care delivery

    'She would wash the patients as if she was scrubbing a dirty plate in the sink' Exploring nursing students experiences of care delivery. This collaborative paper published by Nurse Education Today is the work of Kirsten Jack and colleagues. 

    Contact Kirsten on k.jack@mmu.ac.uk if you want to know more
  • Phi Mu Chapter Buddy Role

    The Phi Mu Chapter aims to support its new members by providing a buddy to help you get the most out of your membership. A Chapter Buddy will help you to  gain a better understanding of Sigma, the role of the Chapter and provide you with insight into the various opportunities available, including leadership and learning opportunities.
  • Members Monthly Newsletter

    Please see attached the March/April 2020 Newsletter
  • Expenses Policy

    Please find attached the 2020 Phi Mu Chapter Expenses Policy
  • Nursing Narrative

    Read my blog 'Seeing through the gaze of a storytelling lens, published by Jan Interactive on 7th April, World Health Day.
  • Phi Mu Chapter Strategic Action Plan 2019-2021

    Please see attached the Phi Mu Chapter Strategic Action Plan 2019-2021


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