Embedding equality

Dr Habib Naqvi on the NHS Race and Health Observatory’s unique position to scrutinise the NHS and overturn deep-seated racial inequalities.

Making the most of remote learning

James Salmons and colleagues describe running a remote public health nursing placement for pre-registration students and look at the experiences of placement providers, institutions and learners themselves.

One to one: shaking the shackles

Emily Aklan, the driving force behind the Hope Instead of Handcuffs campaign, talks about the worryingly prevalent but little-known issue of using restraints on children in care.

Baby loss: a journey of grief

To mark the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week on 9 October, Clare Worgan and Marc Harder of the charity Sands look at the help available to the public and healthcare professionals.

Conference and AGM 2021: leading the way

The Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference is back for 2021, but continuing in a slightly different format.

A new tool to fight racism

Unite in Health launched its new black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAEM) education resource at a virtual event on 22 June, with more than 200 people attending.

Rights at work: your voice matters

Don’t miss the chance to have your say on the Unite-CPHVA pay consultation and indicative industrial action ballot, says Unite national officer Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe

Readership survey 2021: here's what you told us...

Sharing some key findings from the Community Practitioner 2021 readership survey.  Download the PDF, here. 

CNO reflection and thank you

In part one of our series, the chief nursing officers (CNOs) for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales reflect and thank CPs for their efforts during the pandemic, and beyond.

Covid-19 vaccination: rebuilding trust

A panel of esteemed speakers convened by Unite-CPHVA explored vaccine uptake among black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Covid vaccine reflections

As the vaccination roll-out continues apace, four members supporting the programme – from Unite staff volunteering alongside their day jobs to a retiree returning to practice – reflect on their experiences so far.

Rights at work: you've earned it

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, explains why Unite-CPHVA is campaigning for the pay rise all NHS workers deserve. 

Awards and conference: looking forwards

Recognising fantastic work, plus the importance of adapting and wellbeing.

SUDC: every one a tragedy

Chief executive of SUDC UK Nikki Speed shines a light on sudden unexplained death in childhood and how to support families devastated by their loss.

The power of words

Important reflections, emotional support and more honours.

Covid lessons: allies against inequality

Asha Day asks what lessons have been learned about health inequities during the pandemic, and what changes in risk assessments, vaccinations and structural racism are still needed. 

Community Practitioner Readership survey 2021

It’s once again your chance to help shape your award-winning professional journal…

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