FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
School of Nursing Sciences
Welcome to the School of Nursing Sciences (SONS).
To be the preferred choice in nursing academic excellence and scholarship through quality research, teaching-learning, practice, innovation and leadership so as to improve the health outcomes for individuals, families and communities of South Africa.
The School of Nursing Science (SONS) is committed to contributing to the optimal health of South Africans through excellence in research, teaching-learning, practice, innovation and leadership, that is regionally focused, nationally relevant and internationally competitive, and by living our motto of excellence beyond limits.
The filling of prominent national and international leadership positions provides recognition of the expertise that exists in SONS. Several international collaboration projects in research and education are undertaken. The School was also the driving force behind the National Nurses Survey 2008 to investigate the correlation between nurses' education, job satisfaction, staff retention and patient outcomes.
FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
The School has a simulation laboratory which is well-equipped with different models, simulators & electronic training media for the different subject disciplines: general nursing, community nursing, psychiatric nursing, midwifery.