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Mary Seacole statue unveiled at St Thomas Hospital after 12-year campaign

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2016

A statue of war nurse and pioneer Mary Seacole has been erected outside St Thomas’ Hospital London today (30 June 2016).

In the news: England's baby boxes; Parents 'let down' by Bristol Children's

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2016

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

#CPHVAtt 28 June 2016: Understanding school nursing - Are you valued?

Posted: 29 - Jun - 2016

CPHVA Twitter Tuesdays are online network discussions for community healthcare professionals which take place every Tuesday from 7-8pm using the hashtag #CPHVAtt.

Unite calls on PHE to intervene in Bromley school nursing closure

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

Bromley Council has confirmed they will not renew their school nursing service next year triggering fears of irreparable damage to children and young people in the area.

In the news: Fears of Brexit exodus cause relax of language tests for overseas nurses

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

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

‘Eatwell Guide’ favours business interests over public health, expert says

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

The government’s heavily-promoted ‘Eatwell Guide’ is not based on evidence and the link between the recommended diet and an increase in obesity needs to be examined, a dietary...

Parents can follow immunisation online in new eRedbook thanks to HV innovation

Posted: 27 - Jun - 2016

Online immunisation records are now available to parents in the Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) NHS Trust.

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Latest News

Mary Seacole statue unveiled at St Thomas Hospital after 12-year campaign

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2016

A statue of war nurse and pioneer Mary Seacole has been erected outside St Thomas’ Hospital London today (30 June 2016).

In the news: England's baby boxes; Parents 'let down' by Bristol Children's

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2016

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

#CPHVAtt 28 June 2016: Understanding school nursing - Are you valued?

Posted: 29 - Jun - 2016

CPHVA Twitter Tuesdays are online network discussions for community healthcare professionals which take place every Tuesday from 7-8pm using the hashtag #CPHVAtt.

Unite calls on PHE to intervene in Bromley school nursing closure

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

Bromley Council has confirmed they will not renew their school nursing service next year triggering fears of irreparable damage to children and young people in the area.

In the news: Fears of Brexit exodus cause relax of language tests for overseas nurses

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

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

‘Eatwell Guide’ favours business interests over public health, expert says

Posted: 28 - Jun - 2016

The government’s heavily-promoted ‘Eatwell Guide’ is not based on evidence and the link between the recommended diet and an increase in obesity needs to be examined, a dietary...

Parents can follow immunisation online in new eRedbook thanks to HV innovation

Posted: 27 - Jun - 2016

Online immunisation records are now available to parents in the Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) NHS Trust.

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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: 03 - Jun - 2016   Closing date: 04 - Jul - 2016

Do you want greater job satisfaction and better development opportunities? If so, then join us and continue your professional journey with London North West Healthcare Trust.

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Join LNWHT, and you’ll embark on a great journey in every sense. As one of the largest Trust’s in the country, we can support you to achieve your professional goals. You’ll have automatic access to our innovative and award winning Health Visiting Clinical Academic Hub for brilliant professional development opportunities, plus you’ll have the whole of London on your doorstep to explore.

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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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