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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.

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.




Chapter News

  • Weekly Infuse Joy poem

    This week's poem is by Abdullah Shoaib

    The poem is very pertinent, with the impact of bullying taking centre stage. What makes this poem so powerful is that the reader needs to read it down and then in reverse and it will reveal itself to be very insightful

  • Weekly Infuse Joy Poem

    The Phi Mu Chapter invites you to a weekly read of a poem to infuse joy in a time of unprecedented change.

    This poem has been written by the great Pam Ayres, who has through her poems brought joy to many of us.
  • Publication

    Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Rosser et al. for having their paper 'The Need for Visible Nursing Leadership during Covid-19' published in the journal Nursing Scholarship
    For further information please contact Liz Westcott at 
  • October/November Phi Mu Chapter Newsletter

    Please see attached our autumn newsletter
  • European Regional Autumn Newsletter

    Please find attached the Europe Region Autumn Newsletter
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Phi Mu Chapter Strategic Action Plan 2019-2021

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


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