Prof Phil Cotton’s bio : 1st International Nursing Leadership Conference, Lagos 2018


Prof Phil Cotton has supported and inspired the massive transformation going on at the school of Nursing and Midwifery, College of medicine , University of Rwanda. He has been committed to the development of healthcare industry in Africa and was recently honoured by the queen of England for his achievements in Africa.

Before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda (UR), Phil Cotton was the Principal of one of UR’s Colleges – Medicine and Health Sciences.

Prior to this he was at Glasgow medical School where he is still Professor of Learning and Teaching. After completing a science degree at St Andrews he studied medicine at Glasgow where he also completed his Masters and Doctoral degrees. For many years he worked as a GP in Glasgow, and was a Council member and International Committee member, and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

He is a Methodist Preacher and is the founding chair of a Scottish fair trade organisation, and Board member of several development charities working in Africa.

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  1. Great review.we”ve seen these guys in The Hemelvaart, Ayton (twice), Mash House, Edinburgh and Oran Mor, Glasgow. We”re going to see them again on 29th March at King Tuts Glasgow and hope to get tickets to see them again at the Garage, Glasgow in October. Theirs is the only music CD in the car.the combination of Will”s voice, the guitars and drums is outstanding.just like the delorean in Back to the Futurethey transport you ..away from day to day worries and into their music. Great great things to come from these hard working lads.

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