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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.  

Unions hail ‘great victory’ as MPs vote on NHS bill

Posted: 21 - Nov - 2014

The decision of MPs on 21 November to vote in favour of the private member’s bill to roll-back the privatisation of the NHS was hailed as ‘a great victory’ by unions and health...

Candle-lit vigil on eve of bill ‘to save the NHS from privatisation’

Posted: 18 - Nov - 2014

A symbolic vigil to highlight the plight of the NHS will be held on Thursday (20 November) on the eve of the second reading of a private member’s bill that would roll-back the privatisation of...

Department of Health Week of Action in progress

Posted: 18 - Nov - 2014

The Department of Health is hosting its fourth ‘Week of Action’ this week to develop practice and services to improve health outcomes, this time focussing on a ‘Healthy...

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

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Latest News

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.  

Unions hail ‘great victory’ as MPs vote on NHS bill

Posted: 21 - Nov - 2014

The decision of MPs on 21 November to vote in favour of the private member’s bill to roll-back the privatisation of the NHS was hailed as ‘a great victory’ by unions and health...

Candle-lit vigil on eve of bill ‘to save the NHS from privatisation’

Posted: 18 - Nov - 2014

A symbolic vigil to highlight the plight of the NHS will be held on Thursday (20 November) on the eve of the second reading of a private member’s bill that would roll-back the privatisation of...

Department of Health Week of Action in progress

Posted: 18 - Nov - 2014

The Department of Health is hosting its fourth ‘Week of Action’ this week to develop practice and services to improve health outcomes, this time focussing on a ‘Healthy...

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

Health visitor opportunities at Central Manchester University Hospitals

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

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