Health Improvement

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 …

What works to support pregnant mothers, new parents and infants: An update of evidence for the Healthy Child Programme - By Viv Bennett & Jo Casebourne

A new report published this week by the Early Intervention Foundation provides valuable information about the evidence for approaches to early intervention for mothers and infants, which are commissioned and delivered locally as part of the Healthy Child Programme. There …

International Nurses Day - Why should we discuss weight with children and families? Blog by Wendy Nicholson and Charlene Mulhern

With nearly a third of children aged 10-11 either overweight or obese, it is clear that obesity and its associated health risks should be raised with families in a sensitive, open and empathetic manner. Talking about weight can be tricky …

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 – Improving prevention up front and centre - 'All Our Health' into Practice

    Today is International Nurses Day #IND2018, a chance to celebrate the great work that is being done by nurses in all settings and to consider what we can do to improve population health and prevent ill health. Health …

International Nurses Day - Tuberculosis and Homelessness - what can we do? By David Parker-Radford

Posted by: Viv Bennett, Posted on: 11.05.2018 - Categories: All Our Health, Blogs   In the late 1980s, tuberculosis (TB) cases were fewer than 6000 in the UK and there was hope that the disease would be eliminated as a …

International Nurses' Day - Why we all need to understand making reasonable adjustments by Pauline Watts

In support of International Nurse’s Day and its theme of ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human Right’ I want to explore the underlying elements of accessibility and inequalities, focussing on the needs of those with a …