The case for race equality

Yvonne Coghill, director of Workforce Race Equality Standard Implementation at NHS England, on the progress being made against race discrimination.

Just why do women face a fight for equal health

More women than men are dying from heart attacks, women’s pain is treated less aggressively, and conditions such as endometriosis can take years to be diagnosed. Journalist Jo Waters asks if women are getting a raw deal and how to redress the balance.

Conference special 2019: Standing up for change

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

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…

Spread training and skills money to HVs and SNs, says LGA

Government funding of £210m for nurses to improve training and skills should be expanded to cover health visitors and school nurses, the Local Government Association (LGA) says.

Nursing directors of the future’ graduate at Stormont

The first cohort of nurses to complete a course designed for potential nursing directors of the future has graduated.

MPs discuss HV crisis

The reduction in the number of health visitors in England, alongside other major issues facing the profession, were debated by MPs in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 23 October.
 

CP meets Len McCluskey

Community Practitioner caught up with general secretary of Unite the Union Len McCluskey after his talk at the Unite-CPHVA Annual Professional Conference 2019.
 

Health visitors vote to strike

Long running pay dispute escalates as Lincolnshire health visitors have voted to strike over county council plans to ‘divide and rule’ over future job roles.
 

Health visitor battle continues

The campaign for pay justice continues as Lincolnshire health visitors took centre stage at the TUC Congress in Brighton. 
 

Lincolnshire health visitors staging week-long strike

Lincolnshire health visitors are stepping up their campaign for pay rise justice by staging a week-long strike.
 

Search for NMC Chair

The NMC are seeking a suitable independent Chair to oversee work on their post registration standards.
 

Search for NMC Chair

The NMC are seeking a suitable independent Chair to oversee work on their post registration standards.
 

Urgent action for anti-vax crisis

Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for urgent action to improve vaccination uptake after more than 230 cases of measles reported in the UK.
 

Are you the one?

Community Practitioner is on the look out for a new professional editor
 

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