October feedback

A new national campaign promotes hot drink safety around children, plus your chance to apply for funding to improve your practice.

Streamlining of the Mellow Parenting Observation System for research and non-specialist clinical use

Researchers Lucy Thompson, Gerry King, Eleanor Taylor, Christine Puckering and Phil Wilson explored whether a streamlined version of a tool to assess parent-child interactions provided comparable data to the full system and gathered feedback from health visitors.

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Resources

A randomised controlled trial of the Solihull Approach ten-week group for parents: ‘Understanding your child’s behaviour’ (UYCB).

Hazel Douglas and Rebecca Johnson assess the impact of a parenting programme based on the Solihull Approach on child behaviour, parental emotional health and child-parent relationships, which addresses previous studies’ methodological weaknesses.

How can vulnerable young people have improved access to the School Nurses?

This qualitative research by Dawn Marie Blake, explore young people’s views around accessing school nurse drop-ins.

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A Systematic review of the effectiveness of infant massage programmes in improving mother and infant attachment and dyadic attunement.

Rebecca Balakrishna, Melanie Teixeira, Jane Meyrick and Roxanne Hart sought to answer this question with a systematic review of the evidence from studies across 36 years.

Opinion

The big question: How can I benefit from going to the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference?

This month we ask: How can I benefit from going to the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference?

24 hours with Andrea Sutcliffe

Andrea is chief executive and registrar of the NMC, in charge of more than 800 staff on five sites.

Rights at work: What’s new in the Spending Review?

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, crunches the numbers from September’s spending review and asks if they really add up for the NHS.

Community Practitioner

In Depth

 

Is there a crisis of childhood?

Children in the UK are buckling as a result of unprecedented social pressures, political turmoil and a void in government policies that should keep them safe and well, says a recent report. Journalist Jo Waters asks what can be done to help avert a crisis.

One step sideways

What happens when a health visitor wants to become a school nurse? Practice teacher Caron Robinson supervises those who choose to change career paths.

Better together

Health visitor Alison Spiro looks at three local authorities in England that provide integrated pathways between hospital and community services for breastfeeding support.

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