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Dr Colette Ferguson

Director of NMAHP (Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions)

Colette has a long standing career in Nursing practice and education before taking up a national post with NHS Education for Scotland in 2003. She is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh where she was awarded an Msc in nursing and education in 1992 and a PhD in 2000. Colette's specific area of interest and expertise is in practice based learning and she has led and implemented a national network of Practice Education Facilitation and an education support system of nurses and midwives across Scotland.

More recently Colette's leadership has focussed on strengthening access to education for Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals and their support workers across a range of settings including the health and social care workforce.

19 December 2012