Northern Ireland: Unite demands reduction in health worker pay gap

Unite has called for action on health workers’ pay after a new bill puts civil servants in the driving seat at deadlocked Stormont.

Scotland: retirees will mentor newly qualified nurses

Up to 100 retired nurses will be trained as ‘professional practice advisers’ to mentor new NHS recruits.

Rights at work: pension review at critical point

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe, Unite national officer for health, looks through the impending NHS pension review and what trade unions are asking for.

It’s your turn…

The CPHVA Education and Development Trust is pleased to announce the MacQueen Bursaries for 2018-19 are open. There are currently two categories of bursary for Unite-CPHVA members:

The big question: how can we highlight the value of the public health nursing team?

This month we ask: How can we highlight the value of the public health nursing team?

‘Austerity is not over,’ says Unite

In response to the chancellor’s budget speech, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey says there is still the ‘horror’ to come of billions of pounds slashed from public spending.
 

NHS pay – one step at a time

The basic pay journey of NHS staff has had a reset. Sarah Carpenter, Unite’s head of health, asks how the new framework for pay progression affects you.

England: council will rerun bid process for healthy child programme

Lancashire County Council will re-evaluate its tendering process for school-nursing and health-visiting services after a court blocked its decision to award a £104m contract to Virgin Care.

Northern Ireland: NHS job vacancies could be double number reported

The true number of empty posts in the health system could be nearly double the number previously reported by the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB).

Rights for refugees

Philomène Uwamaliya defines the role of health visitors, school nurses and community practitioners in advancing the rights and wellbeing of child asylum-seekers and refugees.

Health visitors

What does a health visitor do?

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