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Home cooked meals for infants not always better than shop bought ones

Posted: 29 - Jul - 2016

Home cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children are not always better than commercially available baby foods, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in...

In the news: child carers, named person scheme ruling, antibiotics

Posted: 28 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

In the news: leeches on children's legs; tragic baby death; stop smoking services; outdoor play

Posted: 27 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

Sun safety: The best of #CPHVAtt

Posted: 27 - Jul - 2016

This week, having finally enjoyed some summer weather, we discussed keeping safe in the sun. With malignant melanoma at its highest across the UK, never have we needed to be more aware of the dangers...

In the news: child migrants; Zika in Europe; teenage brains

Posted: 26 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

Report reveals vision for children’s centres

Posted: 26 - Jul - 2016

Children’s centres should be developed into ‘family hubs’ that can act as the ‘nerve centres’ for support and services within communities, a new report states.  

In the news: vitamin D; polio in Nigeria; Afghan child deaths; new paediatric unit

Posted: 25 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

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Latest News

Home cooked meals for infants not always better than shop bought ones

Posted: 29 - Jul - 2016

Home cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children are not always better than commercially available baby foods, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in...

In the news: child carers, named person scheme ruling, antibiotics

Posted: 28 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

In the news: leeches on children's legs; tragic baby death; stop smoking services; outdoor play

Posted: 27 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

Sun safety: The best of #CPHVAtt

Posted: 27 - Jul - 2016

This week, having finally enjoyed some summer weather, we discussed keeping safe in the sun. With malignant melanoma at its highest across the UK, never have we needed to be more aware of the dangers...

In the news: child migrants; Zika in Europe; teenage brains

Posted: 26 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

Report reveals vision for children’s centres

Posted: 26 - Jul - 2016

Children’s centres should be developed into ‘family hubs’ that can act as the ‘nerve centres’ for support and services within communities, a new report states.  

In the news: vitamin D; polio in Nigeria; Afghan child deaths; new paediatric unit

Posted: 25 - Jul - 2016

As part of the daily round up, Community Practitioner looks at the leading public healthcare stories in today's news

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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: 14 - Jun - 2016   Closing date: 30 - Jul - 2016

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust is a dynamic, innovative and ambitious organisation, committed to holistic care. We provide integrated health and social care across community and inpatient settings treating and caring for people across Hertfordshire, Norfolk and North Essex.  As an organisation we are committed to helping staff- balance work and home life and welcome applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements. We now have a variety of opportunities for talented mental health and learning disability nurses to develop their skills within a range of community and crisis teams.

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