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Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association

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CPHVA Professional Services

The information below gives brief details of the services which the CPHVA offers.

Clinical effectiveness/Research Communications
CPHVA Archives CPHVA Labour Relations
CPHVA Wales, Scotland and Ireland Community Practitioner` Journal
Education Events/Conferences
Information Resources Professional Support and Advice/ Policy

Clinical effectiveness/Research

We aim to improve the dissemination of information regarding evidence based practice and clinical effectiveness in community nursing and health visiting.


Deals with media relations, press releases and campaigns.
Contact , professional communication officer on 020 780 4080

CPHVA Archives

CPHVA archives are available at the Wellcome Institute.


Dr Lesley Hall
Wellcome Institute, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
Tel. 0171 611 8482

CPHVA Labour Relations

Link here to the MSF Health section website

CPHVA Scotland, Wales , Northern Ireland

The CPHVA has professional officers (part-time) designated to foster the professional interests and concerns of our members in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Community Practitioner

The monthly journal, free to members.


Offers courses, conference and workshops on policy related to educational and professional development. We work with other organisations to develop training packs, advise members on continuing professional development and career progression. We have close links with with the United Kingdom Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (UKCC) and the National Boards in the inter-professional arena.


We organise events to enable the sharing of information and professional expertise among members.

Information Resources

Offers library and information service to members

Professional Support and Advice/ Policy - go to
Health Visiting

School Nursing

Public Health
Practice Nursing
District Nursing

The CPHVA offers professional advice and support for members and influences the development of policy on health visiting, community nursing and public health issues at a national level.