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

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. 

Feedback: conference special 2019

What were your highlights from the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference this year? Here’s a selection of your comments…

October feedback

A new national campaign promotes hot drink safety around children, plus your chance to apply for funding to improve your practice.

The big question: How can I benefit from going to the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference?

This month we ask: How can I benefit from going to the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference?

24 hours with Andrea Sutcliffe

Andrea is chief executive and registrar of the NMC, in charge of more than 800 staff on five sites.

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