SHAPING THE CPHVA’S FUTURE

The Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’ Association has decided to conduct its biggest ever membership survey to discover what you, the membership, require from your professional association/trade union at the start of the 21st century.

With a growing membership across the whole range of community nursing specialisms, now is an opportune time to involve the membership in this important market research exercise. Your views will mould the future direction of the CPHVA in the years ahead.

Please fill in the survey below by Friday, 19 March, 2004.

Please answer the following questions and tick relevant box(s):

Name

Address

Postcode

Telephone

Email

Name of employer (PCT.) etc

Country of employment: England Scotland Wales N.Ireland
I am a: Health Visitor School Nurse Practice Nurse District Nurse Nursery Nurse Other please specify

1. Why did you join the CPHVA? (Please tick the MOST important reason)

2. How did you join the CPHVA?

Please state, other

3a. Have you ever been a member of a professional association? If so, which one?
RCN RCM UNISON CDNA Other

Please specify other

I have never been a member of a professional association/trade union

3b. I hold joint membership of one or more of the following. (Please tick) RCN RCM UNISON CDNA Other
Please specify other

4. What are the most important services that the CPHVA provides for you. Please fill in the boxes 1-to-13 with 1 being the most important and 13 being the least important.

Responding to individual membership queries

Providing accurate information on issues pertinent to community nursing

Professional insurance liability

Labour relations/employment conditions/Agenda for Change

The CPHVA’s annual professional conference

Professional support on clinical issues

Education and research initiatives

Publications produced by the CPHVA

Being part of a larger trade union, Amicus

Receiving Community Practitioner monthly

Programme of conferences and seminars

Information resources facilities/CPHVA website

Campaigns, such as Deals on Wheels

Other

Please specify other

5. What services would you like to see the CPHVA do more of? Please tick as many boxes as you want.
Responding to individual membership queries
Providing accurate information on issues pertinent to community nursing
Labour relations/employment conditions/Agenda for Change
Professional support on clinical issues
Education and research initiatives
Publications produced by the CPHVA
An expanded Community Practitioner
Programme of conferences and seminars
Information resources facilities/CPHVA website
Campaigns, such as Deals on Wheels
Other
Please specify

6. What services do you think the CPHVA does well? Please tick as many boxes as you want.
Processing your membership application
Responding to individual membership queries
Providing accurate information on issues pertinent to community nursing
Professional insurance liability
Labour relations/employment conditions/Agenda for Change
The CPHVA’s annual professional conference
Professional support on clinical issues
Education and research initiatives
Publications produced by the CPHVA
Community Practitioner
Programme of conferences and seminars
Information resources facilities/CPHVA website
Campaigns, such as Deals on Wheels
Other
Please specify

7. What services to members could be improved on? Please tick as many boxes as you want.
Processing your membership application
Responding to individual membership queries
Providing accurate information on issues pertinent to community nursing
Labour relations/employment conditions/Agenda for Change
The CPHVA’s annual professional conference
Professional support on clinical issues
Education and research initiatives
Publications produced by the CPHVA
Community Practitioner
Programme of conferences and seminars
Information resources facilities/CPHVA website
Campaigns, such as Deals on Wheels
Relationship with Amicus regional officers
Other
Please specify

8. If you were to recommend a colleague to join the CPHVA what would be the main reason. Please tick ONE box.
It caters for my professional/labour relations needs
It is the premier organisation for community nursing in the UK
It provides a swift response to membership inquires
It provides Ł3m professional insurance liability
It is good value for money, compared with other nursing organisations
Other
Please specify other

Any other comments

Thank you for filling out this questionnaire. The results, which will be published in Community Practitioner, will help improve and refine the services we offer in the future.