The Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Professions Research Unit are based in Glasgow at the University of Stirling. They are a multidisciplinary national research unit, which has been funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorate Chief Scientist Office (CSO). It has acadmic bases both within Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

Visions & Objectives

  • To conduct high quality applied research that enables Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals to make a difference to the lives of the people of Scotland and beyond.

  • To develop a highly supportive multidisciplinary environment that develops research capacity & capability across the professions and provides a foundation for the NMAHP researchers and research leaders of tomorrow.

  • To create an internationally renowned and innovative Centre of Excellence for Scotland that showcases the very best international NMAHP Research.

Working With Others

The unit work collaboratively with academic and clinical colleagues across Scotland and internationally to enable them to optimise the valuable outputs that they produce. The unit is committed to engaging and re-engaging practitioners in research to improve and develop Scotland's Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional research capacity. They do this through supporting PhD studentship applications and through administering a nationally funded scheme for clinical reengagement research fellowships.

They also work closely with the health service, service users/patients and policy makers to improve the evidence base for interventions in NMAHP practice and the quality of care that NMAHPs deliver.

To find out more about them and their current work, visit  their website