What do we mean by public health?

I have had a really good few days talking to nurses, midwives and health visitors from primary and community services about public health. We have discussed, what do we mean by ‘public health’ and is it a term that resonates …

School Nursing, #6Cs & public health

I am really looking forward to meeting everyone at the School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA) conference tomorrow.  I  am speaking on the vision for nursing and midwifery - especially from public health nursing perspective - and very  interested …

Welcome to my first blog!

I want to use this blog as a way of keeping people updated and getting your views on developments in nursing, midwifery and care. I want to highlight the vital roles nurses and midwives play in improving the public's health …

Views sought on new vision for nursing

A proposed new vision for nursing, midwifery and care-giving sets out the values of compassionate care and asks how they can be developed further across health and social care. Over recent months, Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing for the Department …