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.

Join the fight to protect public health

A unique opportunity is calling: join the ‘Love Your Health Visitor/Love Your School Nurse’ lobby of parliament on 26 April and make your voice heard…

Your vote counts

With elections imminent, Unite is urging all members to get involved and vote for the next generation of union representatives. We hear more from the general secretary candidates.

CPHVA executive: into the fold

The CPHVA executive committee election last year attracted a huge amount of interest and resulted in the appointment of three new members. Here, we meet them and find out their aims in representing your interests.


Professional advisory committee: in support we trust

As we welcome 2017, why not make your new year’s resolution to support the work of the CPHVA Education and Development Trust? Professional advisory committee chair Denise Knight tells us more.

CPHVA execuitve: the last 12 months

The members of the CPHVA executive provide a round-up of their activities on behalf of members during 2016. We find out what they’ve been up to.