Compassion in Practice

Closing the word gap – The leadership role of health visitors by Wendy Nicholson

  Health visitors play a crucial role in helping families ensure that their children can thrive throughout the early years and beyond. Here we set out PHE’s work to support health visitors to make an even greater difference to the …

Countdown to WeLearn #AllOurHealth 2019 – register before it’s too late! By Teresa Chinn MBE & Prof Jamie Waterall

The countdown has begun.....have you signed up yet? There’s less than a week to sign up to the All Our Health WeLearn which starts on 4 February. This is a fantastic opportunity for all health and care professionals to learn …

International Nurses Day - Building Resilience - Recognising the 1001 days of adolescence - Blog by Wendy Nicholson

      Growing up and family life isn’t always easy and the journey for some can be a roller-coaster. Family breakdown, bereavement, poor nutrition, bullying, drug taking, sexual health - are all challenges and present risk across the whole …

International Nurses' Day - Workplace mental well-being: civility at work by Helen Kirk

For International Nurses' Day we are looking at 'health as a human right.' Health in the workplace is a vital element and, as nurses, if we can create a health promoting environment for ourselves, we can influence and help build …

Positive and Proactive Care: reducing the need for restrictive interventions - Guest Blog by Ben Thomas

In January I wrote about the Government’s plans to reduce the need for restrictive interventions and to promote the use of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). I am pleased to say that on 3 April 2014, Norman Lamb, Care and Support …