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13 June 2001

Susan Deacon to Address CPHVA ‘Braveheart’ Conference

Scottish Executive Health and Community Care Minister, Susan Deacon is the keynote speaker at the CPHVA annual Scottish conference, which will chart the way ahead for public health in Scotland, on Thursday, 21 June.

The Public Health in Scotland – the Braveheart Solution? conference is being held by the Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’ Association at the Jurys Hotel, Glasgow.

The CPHVA’s Professional Officer for Scotland, Anna Daley said: ‘The advent of the Scottish Executive’s Nursing for Health strategy has heralded a sea-change in public health policy and community practitioners are in a powerful position to deliver improved healthcare for the Scottish people.’

‘The very welcome attendance of Susan Deacon will enable delegates to hear at first hand the Scottish Executive’s ambitious plans for the future.’

Other speakers include: Professor Phil Hanlon, Director of the Scottish Public Health Institute; and Sue Hickle, Education Professional Officer, SNB.

Anyone wishing to attend the conference should contact , CPHVA Conference organiser on 020 7939 7052

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NOTE TO NEWS EDITORS

Members of the media are very welcome to attend this event. Susan Deacon is due to speak at 10.10am.

For further information, please contact:

Anna Daley, CPHVA Professional Officer, (Scotland), Tel: 07798 531001

Shaun Noble Communications Officer, Tel. (020) 7939 7043, mobile 07768 69 39 40

CPHVA press releases can be seen on the CPHVA web site: www.msfcphva.org

The CPHVA is an autonomous professional section of the Manufacturing, Science and Finance union. The CPHVA represents 18,000 health visitors, school nurses, practice nurses and registered nurses working in the community in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


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