Welcome to the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences comprises of three schools: Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Medicine. We prepare healthcare practitioners to be the best in their field, across programmes at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Postdoctoral levels.

We work closely with our clinical partners to provide programmes that are grounded in clinical expertise and cutting-edge research, to best prepare students to meet the challenges of a changing healthcare environment. At postgraduate level our programmes offer flexible and innovative learning technologies to meet the needs of working practitioners.

Our Research strives to improve healthcare, bringing tangible benefits to health and healthcare regionally, nationally and internationally.


FutureCare is the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences' vision to enhance society, particularly in the West of Ireland through new healthcare programmes, enhanced research through new institutes and optimisation of how we work. 

View College Strategic Plan to 2025

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Leading Minds: Expert Voices

A new podcast series from the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, where our academic experts share their discourse, translating the latest developments in their specialised area for mass audiences. This content is aimed at anyone with an interest in the ground-breaking work of our academic community and who wants to be inspired by their distinct research.



Our world-class researchers are at the forefront of research and innovation, impacting at the highest levels with a patient-centered approach. Explore our staff profiles.


Key Facts






Athena SWAN Bronze Awards


% of papers with international collaborations in last 5 years


the number of citations in the last five years (30664)


the number of institutional collaborations in last 5 years


FWCI Good Health & Wellbeing index (over twice the global average)


Citing-Patents Count 2015-2020


the number of Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate