MacQueen 20th anniversary awards

It is an amazing 20 years since the CPHVA Education and Development Trust was established following a bequest by Dr Ian MacQueen.


Unite urges members to take a stand on International Women’s Day this 8th March, launching their equality campaign in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Unite-CPHVA annual professional conference 2018: the round-up

A brief look at this year’s main professional event which was held at the Bournemouth International Centre on 17 to 18 October.

LAR of the year award

Do you know an LAR who should be celebrated? 

Unite-CPHVA annual professional conference

Everything you need to know about the Unite-CPHVA annual professional conference.


The CPHVA is providing an opportunity for members to apply for a supported place to attend its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in October. 

LAR of the year award 2018

Do you know a Local Accredited Representative (LAR) who deserves special recognition?

Marching for the NHS

A demonstration and celebration will take place in London on Saturday 30 June to mark 70 years of the NHS. 

Unite health members vote in favour of NHS pay deal

NHS health workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the three-year pay deal proposed by the government.

Threat to school nurse jobs in Birmingham

Unite warns that vulnerable children could be hit by the threat to axe a ‘significant’ number of school nurse jobs by the Birmingham School Advisory Service.

NHS pay ballot now open

Unite health members can begin voting this week on the NHS pay offer.

Unions consulting on NHS pay deal

A pay increase of over 6% has been agreed that will benefit NHS England staff on the Agenda for Change contract in a new NHS pay deal.

Community Practitioner due out next week

The first issue of the journal for 2018 will be sent out to members next week (15 January).

Pay cap protest

Unite-CPHVA members joined nurses and other health professionals on Wednesday (6 September) outside Parliament in Westminster to protest against the 1% public sector pay cap.

Lobbying against the cuts

With health visitor and school nurse numbers falling, Unite-CPHVA held an event at parliament as part of a drive to protect the professions.

Mary Seacole: leading by example

As the Mary Seacole Awards invite entries, previous winner Joanne McEwan describes the work that led up to this recognition and the opportunities it has created, while Helen Bedford outlines the benefits of mentorship.

Join the fight to save our services

After the success of the #ourNHS protest in London, Unite-CPHVA invites you to join the lobby of parliament on 26 April to save your service.