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
 

Lincolnshire health visitors continue to strike

Health visitors employed by Lincolnshire county council are stepping up their campaign with more strikes planned in a dispute over pay conditions.
 

How can vulnerable young people have improved access to the School Nurses?

This qualitative research by Dawn Marie Blake, explore young people’s views around accessing school nurse drop-ins.

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’. 
 

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.

May feedback: everyday heroes

Why giving children an insight into your career can prove so invaluable, and the reasons entering awards can be beyond beneficial...

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.

Pay deal year two: the breakdown

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, looks at NHS England terms and conditions, and safe staffing levels across the UK.

Northern Ireland: Northern Health Staff told to clean their own work areas

Office staff at the Northern Health Trust have been told they are now responsible for vacuuming, dusting and keeping their own work area clean.

England & Wales: reverse cuts to stop HV numbers decline, urges LGA

The government must reverse cuts to council’s public health budgets or falling health visitor numbers will leave families vulnerable, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

England: radical action needed to plug staff gaps, says report

Nurse shortages will double and GP gaps will nearly treble in the next five years without radical action. That’s the prediction in a report from the Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation and The King’s Fund.

Finding a calm balance

A stressful working life can impact on families’ health and wellbeing, too. How can CPs support parents in a meaningful and non-judgmental way? Journalist Rima Evans reports.

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