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17 July, 2000

CPHVA CHAIR APPOINTED NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Denise Campbell, chair of the Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Health Development Agency, the successor of the Health Education Authority.

Denise, who lives in Elland, West Yorkshire, works as a health visitor for Huddersfield NHS Trust. She has been chair of the 18,000-strong CPHVA for the last two years.

She said: "I am delighted by the appointment. It provides a wonderful opportunity to contribute to the exciting health agenda of the HDA."

Denise has worked previously as a nurse and midwife in the UK and Africa before returning to Yorkshire to become a health visitor.

CPHVA's Director, Jackie Carnell said: "I really delighted for Denise. It is a richly deserved appointment and I am sure that she will make a significant contribution to the work of the HDA."

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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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