NHS pay – one step at a time

The basic pay journey of NHS staff has had a reset. Sarah Carpenter, Unite’s head of health, asks how the new framework for pay progression affects you.

October feedback

Knife crime, soap operas and selfies: your views on what we’ve been up to.

The big question: do you see a positive future for specialist community public health nurses (SCPHNs)?

Kathryn Waldegrave and Lisa Webster discuss whether or not they see a positive future for specialist community public health nurses (SCPHNs).

The big question: why go to conference?

Michelle Moseley, Gavin Fergie and Maggie Coates give their view on why you should go to conference.

24 hours with Louise Wolstenholme

Louise is a health visitor and practice teacher within the 0-19 service at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, working in Roma health.

Rights at work: not playing the blame game

The new Just culture guide should help staff to be open, to learn and to feel fairly treated, says Unite’s head of health Sarah Carpenter.

Voice of a student: 'fear prevents men from becoming HVs'

Health visiting was a breath of fresh air after the clinical side of nursing. It felt similar to voluntary work, except now I was learning something new every day.

Latest member news

A mental health campaigner at conference and two members of the CP editorial advisory board reveal new books, plus the latest member news.

The big question: the NHS at 70. What's your view?

Three members of the public offer their views on the NHS at 70, professionally and personally.

The MacQueen Bursary award

The MacQueen Bursary award enables attendance at the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference 2018 (in Bournemouth on 17 and 18 October).

Florence Nightingale commemoration event

I was lucky enough to attend the Florence Nightingale commemoration event at Westminster Abbey to represent Wales, along with Karen Jewell (nursing officer for maternity and early years, Welsh Government), Amanda Holland (CPHVA deputy chair for Wales), Jean White (Chief Nursing Officer for Wales) – and hundreds of nurses and student nurses from all over the UK, as well as from the armed forces.