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Toolkit supporting patients with perinatal mental health needs is launched

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

A “one-stop” free-access hub supporting healthcare professionals in delivering care to patients with perinatal mental health conditions has been launched today (22 July) 

Student nursing bursaries to end, government confirms

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

The government has confirmed plans to end bursaries for student nurses and midwives from 2017 and introduce tuition fees for the first time.

Statistics show 5,700 new cases of FGM recorded in 2015/16

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

There were 5,700 newly recorded cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England during 2015/16 according to the first-ever publication of annual statistics

In the news: FGM; keep children active; Brexit; child abuse mandatory reporting

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

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

New “healthy teeth” guide for parents is launched

Posted: 21 - Jul - 2016

A guide to help parents care for their children’s teeth has been launched by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry today (21 July 2016)

CPHVA Charity of the Month NSPCC Schools Service talks to Community Practitioner

Posted: 21 - Jul - 2016

Community Practitioner talks to Nick Hanslip from CPHVA Charity of the Month for July the NSPCC Schools Service and CPHVA professional officer Dave Munday.

In the news: energy drink ban; vitamin D; childhood obesity strategy delayed

Posted: 21 - 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

Toolkit supporting patients with perinatal mental health needs is launched

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

A “one-stop” free-access hub supporting healthcare professionals in delivering care to patients with perinatal mental health conditions has been launched today (22 July) 

Student nursing bursaries to end, government confirms

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

The government has confirmed plans to end bursaries for student nurses and midwives from 2017 and introduce tuition fees for the first time.

Statistics show 5,700 new cases of FGM recorded in 2015/16

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

There were 5,700 newly recorded cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England during 2015/16 according to the first-ever publication of annual statistics

In the news: FGM; keep children active; Brexit; child abuse mandatory reporting

Posted: 22 - Jul - 2016

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

New “healthy teeth” guide for parents is launched

Posted: 21 - Jul - 2016

A guide to help parents care for their children’s teeth has been launched by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry today (21 July 2016)

CPHVA Charity of the Month NSPCC Schools Service talks to Community Practitioner

Posted: 21 - Jul - 2016

Community Practitioner talks to Nick Hanslip from CPHVA Charity of the Month for July the NSPCC Schools Service and CPHVA professional officer Dave Munday.

In the news: energy drink ban; vitamin D; childhood obesity strategy delayed

Posted: 21 - 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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CATT/CAMHS Crisis Team Band 6 - CMHN Band 5 - CMHN Band 6 - Band 6 Clinical Advisor

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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