CPHVA Annual General Meeting 2017: Calling all CPHVA members!

There is an opportunity for you to apply for a supported place to attend your Annual General Meeting.

Fiona McQueen: "If I can do it, anyone can"

Professor Fiona McQueen, Scotland’s chief nursing officer, describes her journey to fitness, and ‘walking the walk’ when it comes to public health advice on healthy eating and physical activity.

Uphold fair job evaluation

As employers seek to restructure and re-band positions, ensure that managers follow job evaluation procedures correctly, says Unite’s head of health Sarah Carpenter.

Positive stress-relief

If we can develop strategies to remain positive in a demanding and stressful work environment, argues Claire Chambers, our world will be a healthier and happier place.

Harnessing a public health asset

Despite a rapid increase in birth rate, NHS-wide cuts mean that health visitor posts are being lost. Lisa Lewis asks what can be done to keep SCPHNs in public health.

Your workload: how much is too much?

How do you know when accepting more work would be unsafe for you and the families you work with? Unite’s head of health Sarah Carpenter takes a look.

LAR of the Year Award 2017

Do you know a local accredited representative (LAR) who deserves special recognition?

Bursary available to support conference attendance

Would you like to attend this year’s Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference on 17 and 18 October in Cardiff?

Let’s put an end to FGM

Dr Comfort Momoh highlights the fight against FGM

Surviving honour-based injustice

Forced marriages, imprisonment, even murder. This is the reality for thousands of UK victims harmed by those who are meant to love them most – their families. Jasvinder Sanghera, CEO of charity Karma Nirvana, was one of them.

Calling Scottish members

A Scottish Government event is being held in Glasgow on 22 August, part of the Unite-CPHVA #HVWeek, says Gavin Fergie - Unite lead professional officer.

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