Thoughts, views and analysis from members, organisations, stakeholders and clients. Contributions on the clinical and professional debates of the moment.

Diversity matters

We look at the winners of this year’s Mary Seacole Awards, together with the vital issues raised at the ceremony.

The source of ignition

Former detective John Carnochan OBE reveals where his belief in early intervention began, its importance now, and the progress made in shifting the agenda.

Have a say in your pay

Make your feelings about morale and motivation known in the NHS Staff Survey, says James Lazou, research officer at Unite.

Meet the talented new president

Broadcaster, presenter and vocal coach to the stars Carrie Grant is the new honorary president of the CPHVA. She tells us about her passion for the NHS, her vision for patient-led healthcare, and the power of community practitioners to effect change.

Changing direction

Viv Bennett CBE explains why Public Health England is adopting a healthy living approach, and how you can play a key role in spreading the word.

Working together to improve NHS pay

Living costs are spiralling and wages are in the doldrums, but NHS pay is now a hot topic in politics and the media. It is essential to keep up the pressure on government to win a fair deal, says Unite’s head of health Sarah Carpenter.

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#AskAboutAsthma

The Children and Young People’s Health Partnership (CYPHP) asthma team has pledged to improve the care it provides in Lambeth and Southwark, south London.

No place to go?

Alone and frightened at a time when they are barely adults, a staggering 150,000 young people a year across the UK approach their council for help with housing.

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

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.

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.

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.

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