are keen to network and promote CPHVA
in their region and support professional activity
In this issue, we are continuing our three-part special report on Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) revalidation, which has sparked huge interest among CPHVA
members and further afield.
is running a 'champions' training day in June when health visitors and school nurses will participate in a programme to enable them to facilitate dissemination of the programme and resources associated with it to their colleagues.
Powerful videos of example consultations were developed with the help of Unite CPHVA
to help improve communication between health professionals and those at risk of FGM.
I really want you to get your voice heard, and help you connect with colleagues, CPHVA
and policymakers about the things that really affect you and your service users, day in, day out.
logo colours are based on the original green and purple colours of the suffragette movement, signifying this close tie and the battles fought and won by early pioneers of the profession.
Janet Taylor, acting vice chair of the CPHVA
Over the past year, I have represented the CPHVA
and school nursing in the following activities:
As the regional chair I have also attended the national OPC meetings and CPHVA
executive committee meetings, and as CPHVA
executive member I have attended meetings in London four times a year where along with the representative from Northern Ireland, I have been the executive link for professional activity regarding revalidation.
Each Unite region bar Wales and the North West has a regional representative who sits on the CPHVA
executive and my thanks go out to them for their support and work that they have voluntarily completed this year The CPHVA
is very much like the NHS in that it is built by members for members and will only be around as long as we have members who want it, will fight for it and have members who tell them what they need
PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE Committee is the overarching strategic committee of the CPHVA
, working alongside the professional, national and industrial officers of Unite to ensure that the professional needs of the membership are advanced through a work plan.
Annual Professional Conference 2014 took place at Birmingham NEC and was well attended by delegates keen to update their professional knowledge and use the opportunity to network with colleagues.