The big vision: interview with John Bird

Co-founder of The Big Issue empire John Bird talks about the way to lift people out of poverty, fighting social injustice and his plans to make it all happen.

2018 – the year of the NHS

Unite’s head of health Sarah Carpenter looks back at the key issues and campaigns of 2017, and ahead to a looming milestone in 2018.

CPHVA Executive: touching base

Welcome to the first of new, regular updates from the CPHVA Executive.

Social (learning) skills

All our health is a framework of evidence, published in December, by Public Health England (PHE).

Awards: Scotland's nurses

A total of 20 community nurses have been awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland.

Awards: Elizabeth Anionwu

CPHVA honorary vice president Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu was made a Fellow of the Queen’s Nursing Institute at their awards ceremony on 30 October.

Scotland: Family Nurse Partnership to expand

All eligible mothers in Scotland are set to benefit from the Family Nurse Partnership by the end of next year as ministers promise a significant expansion of the service.

Set the record straight

Clear and accurate record-keeping is vital to support the effective delivery of care and defend against litigation, writes journalist Anna Scott. Is it being given the priority it deserves ?

Annual conference 2017: from childhood abuse to damehood - Elizabeth Anionwu shares her journey

Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu closed this year’s conference with a moving account of her journey through the profession – and through her life.

Annual conference 2017: insight into the dangers of chronic stress

People regularly working more than 11 hours a day have a likelihood of depression 250% higher than those working fewer hours.

Annual conference 2017: childhood trauma causes health to deteriorate ‘10 to 15 years faster’

Traumatic events in childhood, such as neglect and child abuse, lead to poorer physical and mental health, said Mark Bellis.

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