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Ed Miliband promises to ‘rescue’ NHS

Posted: 27 - Jan - 2015

With just 100 days to go until the general election on 7 May, Labour Leader Ed Miliband has pledged that his party will turn the NHS around.

Twitter Tuesday to focus on immunisation

Posted: 19 - Jan - 2015

CPHVA members and other Twitter users will be able to swap their thoughts and opinions on childhood vaccinations in this week's #cphvatt

Health visitors ‘not yet feeling benefit’ of increased numbers

Posted: 19 - Dec - 2014

The health visitor workforce in England increased from 9,092 in 2010 to 10,383 in March 2014, according to new figures published by the Department of Health.  

Midwife-led care ‘safest’ for low-risk pregnancies

Posted: 03 - Dec - 2014

According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the evidence now shows midwife-led care to be safer than hospital for women having a straightforward (low-risk)...

CPHVA lends support to statutory PSHE campaign

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

Groups including CPHVA, the Royal College of Nursing and the PSHE Association have pledged their support for Green Party MP Caroline Lucas’ Private Members’ Bill to place Personal,...

Unite to partner NMC in revalidation pilots

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced the organisations it will be partnering with to test the system and processes underpinning revalidation, including Unite. Nurses and midwives...

Unite lead officer Obi Amadi on BME pioneer list

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

Clinicians, managers, patient advocates, academics and diversity champions are among the names on HSJ’s second black and minority ethnic (BME) pioneers list.  

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Dave Munday, Professional Officer, Unite

It’s exciting to be writing my first blog for the all new Community...

Ethel Rodrigues

Ethel Rodrigues, Professional Officer, Unite CPHVA

A new look

Here at Community Practitioner we have worked over the last few months to...

Latest News

Ed Miliband promises to ‘rescue’ NHS

Posted: 27 - Jan - 2015

With just 100 days to go until the general election on 7 May, Labour Leader Ed Miliband has pledged that his party will turn the NHS around.

Twitter Tuesday to focus on immunisation

Posted: 19 - Jan - 2015

CPHVA members and other Twitter users will be able to swap their thoughts and opinions on childhood vaccinations in this week's #cphvatt

Health visitors ‘not yet feeling benefit’ of increased numbers

Posted: 19 - Dec - 2014

The health visitor workforce in England increased from 9,092 in 2010 to 10,383 in March 2014, according to new figures published by the Department of Health.  

Midwife-led care ‘safest’ for low-risk pregnancies

Posted: 03 - Dec - 2014

According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the evidence now shows midwife-led care to be safer than hospital for women having a straightforward (low-risk)...

CPHVA lends support to statutory PSHE campaign

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

Groups including CPHVA, the Royal College of Nursing and the PSHE Association have pledged their support for Green Party MP Caroline Lucas’ Private Members’ Bill to place Personal,...

Unite to partner NMC in revalidation pilots

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced the organisations it will be partnering with to test the system and processes underpinning revalidation, including Unite. Nurses and midwives...

Unite lead officer Obi Amadi on BME pioneer list

Posted: 24 - Nov - 2014

Clinicians, managers, patient advocates, academics and diversity champions are among the names on HSJ’s second black and minority ethnic (BME) pioneers list.  

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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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Health Visitor Opportunities

Posted: 31 - Aug - 2014   Closing date: 30 - Jan - 2015

Health visitor opportunities at Central Manchester University Hospitals

NORTHUMBRIA HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Posted: 06 - Jan - 2015   Closing date: 06 - Feb - 2015

Closing date for applications: 18th January 2015

HEALTH VISITOR - THE GREAT JOURNEY BEGINS HERE

Posted: 13 - Nov - 2014   Closing date: 28 - Feb - 2015

Band 6 Health Visitors: £35,159 - £38,925 Qualified: £35,159 (but possibly higher with impressive experience)

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