Nursing Studies

Nicola White: Leverhulme Writer in Residence with Nursing Studies

Find out more about Nicola's time as the Leverhulme Writer in Residence with Nursing Studies from 2012-2013.

Nicola White

Nicola White’s short fiction has appeared in a variety of publications, including New Writing ScotlandMslexia and Algebra and broadcast on Radio Four. Her first novel, In the Rosary Garden, won the 2013 Dundee International Book Prize. 

She lives on the west coast of Scotland, but was born and brought up in Dublin. A former contemporary art curator and documentary maker, in 2008 she won the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award. A short story Something in the Pause, commissioned by Artlink Edinburgh was published as a booklet and audio CD. In 2011 she received a major Creative Scotland bursary. From March 2012 to January 2013 she was Leverhulme Writer in Residence at Edinburgh University’s Nursing Studies department.




During her time with us, Nicola kept an expensive blog which captured a variety of stories
and highlighted some of the issues that face nurses. 
Visit the blog here: Nurse Stories 


Nicola gave a public lecture, "Good Nurse, Bad Nurse" which is available in full below.
Listen to "Good Nurse Bad Nurse"