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The Phi Mu chapter of Sigma is proud of our members who are nurses, students, leaders, researchers, and educators. To see requirements for induction in Sigma, click on About Us and How to Join tabs above for more details.

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Congratulations to Phi Mu Chapter Key Award Recipients

45th Biennial Convention, Washington

Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze

Current & former Presidents of Phi Mu Chapter receive the key award in Washington with Sigma President Beth Baldwin-Tigges.

Phi Mu Chapter Northern Hub Network Event 

6th November 2019

The Northern Hub of Phi Mu Chapter hosted their regional meeting on 6th November at The Postgraduate Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary. We had some great speakers including

Tracy Claydon, Trainee Nursing Associate Project Manager who presented her work on ‘Changing the Narrative and Facing Facts: The Role of the Trainee Nurse Associate’ and Neil Wilson Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University who spoke of his PhD research into ‘The Role of the General Practice Nurse in the Nutritional Care of People Living with COPD’.

The morning session ended with Catherine Best, Chair of the Communications Committee and Webmaster who shared her work on ‘The Importance of Narrative in Nursing’ and encouraged blogging for the Chapter website as a means of enabling stories to be told to promote the art and science of nursing.



Chapter News

  • Members Monthly Newsletter November/December 2019

    Please see attached the Phi Mu Chapter November/December 2019 Newsletter
  • Chapter Leadership Action Learning Set 2020

    The deadline for applications for the Phi Mu Chapter Leadership Action Learning Set (ALS) has been extended to 11th December 2019. This ALS is designed for senior members of Sigma to help support their professional development and leadership skills within nursing practice 
  • Lets Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls Forever

    25th November is designated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. this date begins a 16 day period of activism, which will culminate on 10th December, International Human Rights Day. 

    Read our blog on the importance of Wearing Orange to Show Solidarity.

  • Members Monthly Newsletter - October 2019

    Please see attached the Phi Mu Chapter - October Monthly Newsletter.
  • Report from the Biennial in Washington

    Elizabeth Rosser, Janet Scammell and Liz Westcott had a fabulous time at the Biennium representing the Phi Mu Chapter.

    The conference was 5 days in length with ½ of day 4 and day 5 being for delegate voting.

    Liz Westcott was privileged to carry the England flag for Phi Mu at the opening ceremony of the presentation of the flags

    Elizabeth was honoured for her service on the Sigma Board and has been elected for a 4-year term onto the Leadership and Succession Committee, so well done.  

    Janet and Liz both presented at the conference and also took part in the 2 days of voting.

    Liz collected the Chapter Key Award banner and key at a lovely ceremony and will bring them to future meetings.

    35 of us attended a lovely Europe Region dinner organised by Marie Louise Luiking. We all did lots of networking and there is lots of support for Europe which is great.

  • Carrying the Flag for Phi Mu

    Our President Dr Liz Westcott carries the Phi Mu (All England) Flag in Washington
  • Great European PhD Conf 6th Nov

    Many thanks to Peter Wofensburger  for Chairing such a great European  PhD conf on afternoon of 6th November 15 sites were present with 12 International presenters. Well done to Marie Louise Luiking for leading the organising of such a great event
  • Congratulations to Catherine Best

    Congratulations to Catherine Best who has been elected to the Yorkshire and Humber seat on the Royal College of Nursing Council. Her term of office commences 1st January 2020 and lasts for 4 years. 
  • Congratulations

    Omega Xi Chapter (designate) on being invited to form an official chapter within the Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma) Community. We wish you every success in your future aspirations.

  • Nursing: A Profession Without Borders

    Catherine Best and Heather Henry capture the essence of the Phi Mu Chapter Annual Conference Event held at Oxford Brookes University on 19th July 2019 in their blog... Nursing: A Profession without Borders


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