Scotland: Staff to receive psychological trauma training

More than 5000 workers are to be trained in recognising and dealing with psychological trauma, in a UK first.

September feedback

It’s time to get nominating for the CPHVA Executive Committee, and as always don’t forget to send in your thoughts on the journal.

Wales: Wales extends bursaries for another year

The NHS Wales bursary scheme has been extended for another year, and will be in place for students starting their courses in the 2020-21 academic year.

England: Student nursing applications still down in England

Student nursing applications in England are still 29% lower than three years ago before the removal of the bursary, the latest figures show.

England: NHS addresses its workforce issues with interim plan

The NHS must become a better place to work, according to the new Interim NHS people plan, which sets out actions to tackle workforce challenges.

Plug in and learn something new

Podcasts are a brilliant bite-size way to deliver information to an audience. Health visitor Amy Dobson reveals how you can benefit from podcasting, as a listener or contributor.

Are you in?

Discover all you need to know about this year’s Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference.

HVs to strike for six days

Health visitors employed by Lincolnshire county council will strike for six days over pay conditions and ‘erosion of professional responsibilities’. 
 

Wales: New courses allow healthcare staff to train while working

Healthcare staff in isolated parts of Wales are to benefit from a ground-breaking initiative that will allow them to enrol in distance-learning nursing programmes without leaving their jobs.

England: Interim NHS people plan published to deliver larger workforce

Plans for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver the Long term plan have been published by NHS England, NHS Improvement and Health Education England (HEE).

Feedback: moving messages

Celebrating and supporting breastfeeding, and details of how to get involved in your professional journal.

Scotland: sharp rise in calls to whistleblowing hotline

The number of Scottish NHS staff contacting a whistleblowing hotline to raise concerns has more than doubled in the most recent half-year period.

Interview survival guide

After all the hard work and study, what’s the best way to handle an interview to secure a role? Senior CPs, recruiters and a newly qualified CP share their invaluable advice…

Interview survival guide

After all the hard work and study, what’s the best way to handle an interview to secure a role? Senior CPs, recruiters and a newly qualified CP share their invaluable advice…

Setting the scenario

Sharon Frankland evaluates a simulation activity for new public health nursing students piloted at Sheffield Hallam University.

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.

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