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  • Cphva Awards 2016

    Work of top health visitors recognised with awardsSubscription

    News13 April, 2016

    A community practitioner from Argyle in Scotland has been named the “universal health visitor of the year” at an awards ceremony.

  • student bursary march 9th jan

    Placement walkout will 'show student nurses hold NHS together'Subscription

    News9 February, 2016

    A placement walkout tomorrow by student nurses over the planned removal of bursaries will help show the true contribution they make to patient care and how they “fill in the gaps” and “hold the NHS together”, according to its organisers.

  • Hinchingbrooke Health and Care Trust

    Union warns of merger fears for Hinchingbrooke staffSubscription

    News6 January, 2016

    Two Cambridgeshire hospital trusts have said they will consider their “potential organisational form”, as part of a review of how they could work more closely together.

  • School nutrition lesson

    Government public health policy 'threatens early years care'Subscription

    News14 December, 2015

    A major cross-party report out today highlighting the importance of children’s early years development should serve as a warning to the government about the problems being stored up as a result of its “financial disdain” for public health, Unite has said.

  • Money cash finance

    U-turn on plans for health visiting cuts at London councilSubscription

    News13 December, 2015

    Councillors at a local authority in north London have overturned proposals to potentially remove its entire health visiting budget by 2018, following a meeting on Thursday night.

  • Gender constructs are such that women tend to be seen as carers, while men are more likely to engage in dangerous activities and internalise problems, taking solace in alcohol

    Health visitors train volunteers to 'fill mental health support gap'Subscription

    News19 November, 2015

    Health visitors in Tameside, Greater Manchester, are training volunteers at a national family support charity to help parents at risk of developing mental health problems following birth.

  • Doctors meeting

    Health visitors warn of 'destroyed' link with GPsSubscription

    News19 November, 2015

    Health visitors have seen their relationships with general practitioners “destroyed” in recent years, as they have increasingly become based in children’s centres instead of working with local practices, nurses have warned.

  • Unite

    Public health nurses advised to fight budget cuts themselvesSubscription

    News18 November, 2015

    Nurses have been advised to personally approach council directors of public health and local health and wellbeing boards to ensure frontline concerns are considered as cuts are implemented.

  • research pen pad paper

    Revalidation will help community nurses win prescribing battleSubscription

    News18 November, 2015

    Revalidation will be a “key” tool for community nurses to regain support from managers to prescribe, following concerns some registrants are not making full use of their qualification to do so, it has been claimed.

  • scissors budget cuts

    Public health nursing faces 'despair' of council budget cutsSubscription

    News6 November, 2015

    Government details of how cuts to public health budgets are to be applied have created a “state of despair” among those working in prevention, with health visiting, school nursing and sexual health services all expected to be in the line of fire for savings.

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