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Meningitis B added to baby vaccine schedule

Posted: 31 - Mar - 2015

Every baby born in the UK will soon be offered the meningitis B vaccine as part of the childhood vaccination programme.

Ebola nurse wins Community Practitioner of the Year

Posted: 30 - Mar - 2015

A health visitor who spent Christmas in Sierra Leone caring for Ebola sufferers is among those who have been recognised in the Unite Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’...

Members gather for CPHVA Awards 2015

Posted: 27 - Mar - 2015

The annual Unite CPHVA Awards are taking place at the Oxo Tower in London later today.

NCB issues guide to integrated reviews

Posted: 25 - Mar - 2015

The National Children's Bureau (NCB) has published guidance for health and early years practitioners involved in integrated reviews for children.

Viv Bennett: health visitors should be 'proud'

Posted: 24 - Mar - 2015

Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing at the Department of Health, has written an open letter to health visitors, professional groups and patients for their achievements in the national health visiting...

Baby Buddy app wins tech award

Posted: 20 - Mar - 2015

A smartphone app developed alongside Unite/CPHVA has won a health technology award for its contribution to pregnancy, birth and the early years.  

A third of children embarrassed about smile

Posted: 19 - Mar - 2015

As many as a third of 12 to 15-year-olds have been embarrassed to smile or laugh due to their teeth in the past three months, according to a survey of children's dental health.  

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Dear Viv

Dave Munday responds to Viv Bennet's open letter as the implementation...

Fitting the bill

Gavin Fergie reflects on what new legislation means for Scotland

Guest blog: Safer sleep week

The Chief Executive of The Lullaby Trust talks about safe sleep

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Latest News

Meningitis B added to baby vaccine schedule

Posted: 31 - Mar - 2015

Every baby born in the UK will soon be offered the meningitis B vaccine as part of the childhood vaccination programme.

Ebola nurse wins Community Practitioner of the Year

Posted: 30 - Mar - 2015

A health visitor who spent Christmas in Sierra Leone caring for Ebola sufferers is among those who have been recognised in the Unite Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’...

Members gather for CPHVA Awards 2015

Posted: 27 - Mar - 2015

The annual Unite CPHVA Awards are taking place at the Oxo Tower in London later today.

NCB issues guide to integrated reviews

Posted: 25 - Mar - 2015

The National Children's Bureau (NCB) has published guidance for health and early years practitioners involved in integrated reviews for children.

Viv Bennett: health visitors should be 'proud'

Posted: 24 - Mar - 2015

Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing at the Department of Health, has written an open letter to health visitors, professional groups and patients for their achievements in the national health visiting...

Baby Buddy app wins tech award

Posted: 20 - Mar - 2015

A smartphone app developed alongside Unite/CPHVA has won a health technology award for its contribution to pregnancy, birth and the early years.  

A third of children embarrassed about smile

Posted: 19 - Mar - 2015

As many as a third of 12 to 15-year-olds have been embarrassed to smile or laugh due to their teeth in the past three months, according to a survey of children's dental health.  

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Feature - Vitamin D in children

This sample feature from Community Practitioner looks at vitamin D deficiency in at-risk groups. There has been a lot of public health interest in vitamin D since the documented resurgence of rickets in children, and this article focuses on the identification of widespread vitamin D deficiency and the growing understanding of the role vitamin D plays in the immune system.

 

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