QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 75 - Page 27

Where are you now? Gardens at Madras Lodge, Gullane Reunions - Stay Connected Are you one of our lost alumni? We have a number of reunions coming up in 2012/13. We would love to hear from you if you were part of one of these cohorts, or if you know someone who was. 40 Years of Nursing at QMU Eilidh makes on screen debut with BBC ALBA Occupational Health graduate, Michael Matheson, is now Minister for Public Health within the Scottish Government. Michael stays connected with QMU by regularly visiting the University to speak to current OT students about his ministerial role. Earlier this year he took centre stage in an important community nursing event on campus. The ‘Modernising Nursing in the Community Website Launch’, organised jointly by The Scottish Government and NHS Education for Scotland, attracted nursing professionals from all over Scotland. Michael spoke at the event, took part in a live online web chat about the new website and also spent time speaking to students and staff within the Health Sciences school. The predecessor to our current nursing programmes, the Diploma in Life Sciences, was started at Queen Margaret College in 1972. If you studied on the Diploma between 1972 and 1983/4 we would love to hear from you. 30 Years of Graduate Nursing at QMU (BA Nursing Studies, BA (Hons) Nursing Stu