Thoughts, views and analysis from members, organisations, stakeholders and clients. Contributions on the clinical and professional debates of the moment.

One-to-one: just doing what's right

Meet another of your new vice-presidents… councillor Sara Rowbotham talks to Aviva Attias about her career twists and turns – and her future plans.

The first lesson: resilience

Leading expert in trauma-informed training Sue Penna explains how resilence is the best skill children can learn.

Voice of a student: take the leap

Bonnie Harley
Newly qualified health visitor, Cardiff & Vale UHB

Rights at work: the verdict on pensions

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, answers your questions about NHS pensions and the McCloud court case that showed how transitional provisions to pensions breached age discrimination law.

One-to-one: why not you?

Meet one of your new vice-presidents… Professor Gina Awoko Higginbottom talks to Aviva Attias about her career, inspirations and well-earned wisdom.

Rights at work: picking up the pieces in 2020

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, looks at the prospects for community practitioners following the election result last year.

A personal reflection

Ruth Oshikanlu, Queen’s Nurse and nurse entrepreneur, reflects on her personal successes of 2019, how this will help the profession, and the posisitve events to come in 2020.

Slipping through the cracks

Luna Williams of the Immigration Advice Service outlines the many challenges asylum-seeking children and families with disabilities face as they go through a ‘flawed’ system.

There’s still time!

The CPHVA Education and Development Trust is pleased to announce that the deadline to apply for a MacQueen Bursary for 2019-20 has now been extended to April.

MacQueen bursaries: reaping the rewards

We hear from seven more recipients on what their bursaries have enabled them to achieve…

Britain is proud of her...

Huge congratulations to CPHVA honorary vice-president Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu.

Inspiring diversity and inclusion in the NHS

Pamela Shaw (pictured left), practice educator, health visitor and Queen’s Nurse, talks about winning an award, what it means to her, and the work still to be done.

Mary Seacole 2019-20 winners and scholars revealed

At an October ceremony at St Thomas' Hospital in London, five nursing and midwifery specialists were inducted as scholars, and six new specialists were awarded for their work.

Conference special 2019: Standing up for change

All the highlights of this year’s Unite-CPHVA 2019 Annual Professional Conference.

Let's chat periods

CEO and founder of Bloody Good Period Gabby Edlin is on a mission to ensure period equality (and more). Aviva Attias meets her…

Rights at work: Crying out for a better Britain

General secretary of Unite the Union Len McCluskey took aim at the government in his address to the Unite-CPHVA Professional Conference.

Macqueen bursaries: it's time to apply

The CPHVA Education and Development Trust is pleased to announce that applications for a MacQueen Bursary are now open for 2019-20. 

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