CPHVA & AMICUS NHS Media Relations

Introduction

CPHVA Ethical Policy

CPHVA Annual Report 2003

Winter 2002 - Media Pack for CPHVA Country & Regional Committees, Local Accredited Representatives, Centre Officers and Media Rep's

 

Press Releases

2000 2001 2002 2003

 

2003

Section

Date

Titles

CPHVA

10 October

Call for Ombudsmen to eradicate bullying in the NHS
Survey Results

CPHVA

06 October

NMC fee hike should be part of future pay

CPHVA

01 October

District nurse 'road map' to a better career

CPHVA

08 September

Major shift in policies for children hailed as 'Radical'
by health visitors and school nurses


'Every Child Matters' -
Green Paper

CPHVA

04 September

More Resources for Child Protection in Northern Ireland

CPHVA

12 August

The CPHVA and the Fines for Infant Formula Company for ‘Cynical ’ Advertising

CPHVA

11 August

‘Smashed Car Windows For Community Nurses’ - Survey

CPHVA

31 July

CPHVA Monthly media digest May - July 2003

CPHVA

28 July

CPHVA Chair's Half Year Report-June 2003 - dicusses issues the Association has been working on.

CPHVA

08 July

Community nurses surveyed on 'epidemic' of bullying

CPHVA

30 June

Community nurses seek early meeting with Northern Ireland's new Children's Commissioner

CPHVA

28 May

Community nursing enters the portals of academia

Amicus Health

19 May

NHS Union votes overwhelmingly to support Agenda for Change.
CPHVA 19 May

Health Visitors use own computers and mobiles
'to subsidise' NHA - CPHVA Survey

CPHVA 19 May Northern Ireland health visitors 'poor relations' over computer use
CPHVA 13 May Five new multicultural booklets on mental health
produced by the CPH
VA
Amicus Health 7 May Sexual Health advisors in name change
CPHVA 17 April CPHVA welcomes cash boost to NHS Direct
CPHVA 11 April

30,000 UK schools being surveyed on ‘poor and smelly’ loos

Amicus Health 11 April

Clinical Psychologists hit by lack of training and supervision

CPHVA 10 April

'Baby Bond' hailed as 'cash cushion' by the CPHVA

CPHVA 09 April Top Scouting Award for CPHVA Chair
CPHVA 04 April

Sarah Forester Leaves CPHVA for Sure Start

CPHVA 02 April

CPHVA Members gain new access to couple
and family support services

AH 31 March

AMICUS-MSF opt for two stage ballot on Agenda for Change

MHNA 24 March

Name Change to Reflect New Role of Mental Health Nursing

CPHVA 7 March NMC Name For Third Part Of The Register Is a 'A Step Towards Clarity'
CPHVA 25 February Primary Care Reform Is Not Just About GPs Pay, Says CPHVA
CPHVA 18 February

Health Visitors Win National Award For Children's Food Advice

CPHVA 18 February

Building Cross Border Nursing Links - Key Theme of Belfast Conference

CPHVA 11 February

Community Nurse Car Vandalism Horror Stories - Survey

CPHVA 04 February

Community Nurses Surveyed On 'Patchy Computer Use

CPHVA 28 January

Laming Report Must Be 'A Watershed' Says CPHVA

CPHVA 27 January

School Nurses are Revolting - That's official

CPHVA 23 January

Community Nurses' 'Toothache' as Congestion Charges Loom

CPHVA 17 January

'Health Visitor' title safeguard welcomed by CPHVA

CPHVA 6 January

Chat room safety code welcomed by Health Visitors

2002

Section

Date

Titles

CPHVA 11 December

Counc,k ils' "appalling" failure to respond on parking for Health Visitors and Community Nurses

AH 3 December

Doctors support the Fire Fighters

CPHVA 3 December

Alison Norman is the New CPHVA's New President

AH 2 December

Amicus, The Health Union, Welcomes Agenda for Change

CPHVA 19 November School Loo Probe by School Nurses
CPHVA 14 November

CPHVA Press Section - Queen's Speech - Health and Pensions- Hansard transcript from House of Commons Health Debate 14.11.02 - Summary

CPHVA 14 November

Cross-Channel Cigarette Boost Sends 'Mixed Messages'

CPHVA 06 November

Agenda for Change

CPHVA 22 October

Plymouth Director of Public Health Wins Leadership Award

CPHVA 17 October

Parents Targeted in Welsh Passive Smoking Campaign

CPHVA 17 October

CPHVA is keen to engage in discussion around the development of Children’s Trusts

CPHVA 17 October

CPHVA welcomes possibilities for closer collaboration between health and social care

CPHVA 14 October

New Chair for the CPHVA

CPHVA

04 October

Health Visitors Call For 'Substantical' Pay Rise

CPHVA

19 August

Measures to Boost Child Protection Welcomed by Health Visitors

CPHVA

16 August

300% Fee Hike Idea For Health Workers Opposed by Amicus

CPHVA

08 August

Wake Up Call For X-Ray Services, Says CPHVA

AH

18 July

Next step forward for NATN - National Association of Theatre Nurses

CPHVA

11 July

CPHVA Statement on Direct Entry for Nursing Standard

CPHVA

26 June

Poster Campaign to Raise Awareness of Postnatal Depression

CPHVA

14 June

Former Northern Ireland CPHVA Chair gains CHI Post

CPHVA

12 June

Mark Jones is New CPHVA Director

CPHVA

12 June

Work Together to Make Scotland's Health Better

CPHVA

16 May

Tyneside School Nurses Pay

CPHVA

14 May

Health Visitors Concern Over 'Tacky' TV Programme

CPHVA

14 May

English Councils Lobbied on Parking For Health Visitors

AH

19 April

Medical Practitioners' Union Welcomes Budget and New GP Contract

CPHVA 18 April

A Springboard for Dramatic Improvement in the Nation's Health, says the CPHVA

CPHVA

10 April

Certification Officer Backs CPHVA Over Not Calling a Special General Meeting

MHNA

11 April

New Chair Selected For the Community Psychiatric Nurses Association

CPHVA

26 March

Health Visitor Shortages in London Could Affect New PCTs, says CPHVA
CPHVA 27 February

New Primary Care Boards ‘A Bridgehead’, says CPHVA

JOINT

6 February

Joint Statement on the MMR Vaccine from the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health & the CPHVA

CPHVA 31 January Jackie Carnell steps down as Director of the CPHVA
CPHVA 31 January Ban Smacking Children in Northern Ireland, say Health Visitors
CPHVA 30 January ‘Name And Shame’ NHS Trusts Failing to deliver IT, says CPHVA

2001

Section

Date

Title

CPHVA 18 December Pay rise paves way for future pay structures, says CPHVA

CPHVA

14 December

House of Lords Passes Order Establishing the New Nursing and Midwifery Council, "Great Victory", says CPHVA

CPHVA 12 December

Health Visitor Education should rise to 48 Weeks, says CPHVA

CPHVA

4 December

School nurses on Cinderella pay, says CPHVA report

CPHVA

27 November

CPHVA Welcomes ‘No Congestion Charges for Health Workers’
CPHVA 16 November

Health Visitor registration success hailed as "great victory" by CPHVA

CPHVA 14 November CPHVA welcomes plans for increased management role for community nurses in Welsh NHS
CPHVA 14 November

New Booklet Outlines Changes in Primary Care

CPHVA 8 November Health Visitors Reiterate Anti-Smacking Policy
CPHVA

6 November

Mayor Ken’s Congestion Charges - 20,000 Health Workers’ concern over Patient Care

CPHVA

29 October

New Postnatal Depression book highlights problems facing 100,000 new mothers each year
CPHVA 23 October Joint Winners of CPHVA Health Visitor Awards
CPHVA 8 October Health Visitors lobby Welsh assembly on computers and cars
CPHVA 12 September

'Imaginative Blueprint' for Health Visitor Education Welcomed

MSF 6 September Nurse, Midwife and Health Visitor Unions calls for substantial pay increase
CPHVA

6 September

Big pay rise needed to halt health visitor recruitment crisis

CPHVA 5 September

Health Visitors to hold Open Forum on New Nursing Council

CPHVA

23 August

Call for 50% Increase in Northern Ireland School Nurses

CPHVA

16 August

Landfill Health Risk `Disturbing` says CPHVA

CPHVA 14 August

CPHVA welcomes ‘Openness’ over Baby Milk Botulism scare

CPHVA 10 August

Health Visitors Step into Revolutionary World of E-Learning

CPHVA 3 August CPHVA considers holding Special General Meeting on new Nursing and Midwifery Council
CPHVA 1 August

Barrie Brown is the CPHVA’s new Head of Labour Relations

CPHVA

18 July

Health Visitors keen to play part in ‘Coherent’ Strategy for Family Support Services

CPHVA

16 July

NHS IT Revolution `bypasses` Health Visitors – New Survey
CPHVA 13 June

Susan Deacon to Address CPHVA ‘Braveheart’ Conference

CPHVA 7 June Northern Ireland Health Visitors lobby on NHS Car Plight
CPHVA 7 June

‘Modern Living Takes Toll on Postnatal Depression Mums’- CPHVA conference will be told

CPHVA 6 June

Women’s Institute Support for School Nurses Applauded by CPHVA

CPHVA

6 June

Health Visitors Surveyed on NHS IT Revolution

CPHVA 25 May

Northern Ireland Health Visitors lobby on NHS Car Plight

CPHVA 1 May

‘Two women a week are killed by their partners` - new understanding domestic violence pack launched by CPHVA

CPHVA

30 April

Unions Win Battle for Free Parking for Community Nurses

CPHVA 27 April New Nursing Council Chair welcomed by CPHVA
CPHVA

24 April

‘Pilot’ Parking Plea to London Mayor

CPHVA 23 April CPHVA welcomes £40 Million rural boost to Sure Start
CPHVA

20 April

Scottish Parliament Debates Health Visitors’ Car Plight
CPHVA

20 April

CPHVA backs Teachers’ call for more School Nurses

CPHVA 2 April

CPHVA Welcomes MSF/AEEU Merger Vote

CPHVA 19 March

Primary Care ‘Czar’ Welcomed by CPHVA

CPHVA 16 March

Breast feeding is best despite heart disease link claim, says CPHVA

CPHVA 8 March

`Family friendly` budget praised by CPHVA

CPHVA 8 March

Health Visitors Call for Free On-Call Parking

CPHVA 5 March Community Nurses to meet Health and Social Services Minister to discuss NHS Plan for Wales
CPHVA 15 February

Health visitors pledge fight against "junk food" culture

CPHVA 5 February School nurses in Northern Ireland `short-changed` by almost £3,000
CPHVA

22 January

Professional bodies endorse the continuing use of the combined MMR vaccine

MSF/NHS

16 January

MSF welcomes decisive action on Bedford Hospital mortuary

CPHVA

15 January

New CPHVA chair for Northern Ireland

CPHVA

12 January

CPHVA calls for parents to support MMR vaccine

CPHVA 10 Janaury `Increasing` Northern Ireland suicide rate debated at CPHVA conference
MSF/NHS 5 January MSF welcomes NHS pay award

2000

Section Date Title
CPHVA 18 December CPHVA gives cautious welcome to nurses 3.7% pay rise
CPHVA

18 December

Health visitors quizzed on cannabis legislation

CPHVA

20 November

CPHVA Welcomes NSPCC Report on Child Abuse

MSF/NHS

14 November

NHS Professionals Welcomed by MSF

MSF/NHS

10 November

Health Workers in London Still 'Short' of £130,000 to Buy Home

CPHVA

8 November

Welsh Assembly members Support Health Visitors' Car Campaign

CPHVA

8 November

21st Century 'Landmark' Book Charts Path to Clinical Effectiveness

MSF/NHS

7 November

DTI Grant Will Boost NHS Industrial Relations

MSF/NHS

6 November

MSF Welcomes Recognition of Asylum Seekers Clinical Skills

MSF/NHS

1 November

Using Private Sector Beds No Long Term Solution, Says MSF

CPHVA

1 November

Regional Nurse Equal Pay Victory Rocks Public Sector Pay

CPHVA

1 November

Cardiff Conference to Discuss Future of Community Nurses

MSF/NHS

31 October

MSF Calls for Action as Assembly Debates Northern Ireland NHS Lab Staff Crisis

CPHVA

27 October

CPHVA welcomes government's moves on nurse prescribing

MSF/NHS

26 October Lessons of BSE crisis must be learnt says health union
CPHVA 26 October CPHVA elects Pauline Pearson as new chair
CPHVA

20 October

Community Practitioners Cheered by Minister's Deadline for "Useless Statistics"

CPHVA

17 October

Third of Health Visitors Suffer Car Damage

CPHVA

17 October

Call for 'Biggest Shake-up' in School Nursing for a Generation - New Report

CPHVA

10 October

CPHVA Supports Government Initiatives to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy Rates

CPHVA

10 October

'Virgin' Ads "A Waste of Money", Say Health Visitors & School Nurses

MSF/NHS

9 October

Halifax Survey Confirms Urgent Need for Pay Action for NHS London Staff

MSF/NHS

9 October

MSF Welcomes NHS Human Resouces Performance Framework

MSF/NHS - CPHVA

9 October

MSF and CPHVA Welcomes NHS Taskforce Appointments

CPHVA

6 October

CPHVA Hits Back at Minister's 'Nagging' Jibe

CPHVA

5 October

More Resouces to Tackle Domestic Violence, Says CPHVA

MSF/NHS

4 October

NHS Not Safe in Hague's Hands

CPHVA

4 October

Scottish Nationalist MSP Backs Deals on Wheels Campaign

MSF/NHS

29 Sept

NHS Cancer Plan Welcome, But Needs Scientists to Succeed

MSF/NHS

27 Sept

NHS Would Collape Without Scientists and Therapists, MSF Tells Labour Conference

CPHVA

27 Sept

Health Visitors Could Be "Sacrified". Warns CPHVA Annual Report

MSF/NHS

12 Sept

Union Warns NHS Trusts Not to Penalise Petrol Starved NHS Staff

MSF/NHS

11 Sept

Urgent Action on NHS Scientists' Pay Still needed

CPHVA

7 Sept

£4 A Gallon' Makes NHS Car Deal for Community Nurses 'A Must, Says CPHVA

CPHVA

2 August

No Name, No Logic, Says CPHVA

CPHVA

27 July

Community Practitioners and Health Visitors must not be the NHS National Plan's 'Invisible Army' Says CPHVA

MSF/NHS

27 July

National Plan Needs Staff Support to Succeed

CPHVA

21 July

Health Visitors Surveyed on Car Campaigns

CPHVA

17 July

'Ban Burger Vans From School Gates' Says CPHVA

CPHVA

17 July

CPHVA Chair Appointed Non-Executive Director of Health Development Agency

MSF/NHS

12 July

Get Tough on the Causes of NHS Sickness Levels not on Sick Staff

CPHVA

28 June

Welsh Health Visitor Training Places Slashed by 20%, Says CPHVA

CPHVA

28 June

New Research on Babies Who Fail to Eat

MSF/NHS

20 June

NHS Performance Related Pay "Riddled With Racism", Says MSF/CPHVA Report

MSF/NHS

19 June

D-Day For Privatised NHS Pathology Service

CPHVA

16 June

New Public Health Blueprint for Scotland to be Launched at CPHVA Conference

MSF/NHS

13 June

Cancer Test Scandal Linked to Recruitment Crisis, Says MSF

MSF/NHS

07 June

NHS Mental Health Part-Timers Set for Millions Pensions' Pay Out

MSF/NHS

05 June

MSF Challenges "Union Buster" Lawyers Over Role in NHS

CPHVA

18 May

Ulster's School Nurses in "Catch 22" Training Dilemma

CPHVA

11 May

New CPHVA Appointments to give "Sharper Focus"

CPHVA

30 April

"Bold" TV Ads to Protect Babies Supported by CPHVA

MSF/NHS

20 April

External Inquiry Call into Bedford Hospital Trust

MSF/NHS

17 April

NHS Equality Framework Must Turn Fine Words into Action

CPHVA

14 April

London Mayoral Candidates Urges to Support 'Free' Car Parking Badges for Health Visitors

CPHVA

12 April

London MPs Lobbied on Car Parking

MSF/NHS

3 April

£50,000 Housing Loan not enough to provide Homes for Health Visitors

MSF/NHS

27 March

"Victimisted" Union Rep at Bedford NHS Trust Must be Cleared by Inquiry

MSF/NHS

24 March

Reaction to the NHS Spending Boost in the Budget - by the MPU

MSF/NHS

22 March

Blair's NHS Challenge Must Carry Staff With It

MSF/NHS

21 March

MSF Hails Budget NHS Funding Boost

MSF/NHS

16 March

"Throw Off the Tory Shackles" on NHS Spending, Urges MSF

CPHVA

13 March

Nurses Allowed to Prescribe More Drugs - "A Large Step Forward"

MSF/NHS

9 March

MSF Welcomes Plan for NHS to Sell Services to Employers

MSF/NHS

8 March

"Low Pay for NHS Scientists Spells Danger for Patients"

MSF/NHS

8 March

Top Health Visitor Goes to Canada to Share Information Study

CPHVA

6 March

More Money Needed to Tackle the Primary Causes of Heart Disease, Says CPHVA

CPHVA

1 March

School Nurses Awarded £20,000 for School Health Projects

CPHVA

29 Feb

Health Visitors Told to Challenge NHS "Power Brokers"

MSF/NHS

23 Feb

MSF Welcomes Government Move on Donor Organs

MSF/NHS

18 Feb

NHS Staff at Frimley Park Hospital to Lobby Local MPs on Low Pay Crisis

CPHVA

16 Feb

Health Visitors Should be More Involved With Welsh Children in Care, Says CPHVA

CPHVA

10 Feb

CPHVA Appoints New Professional For Northern Ireland

CPHVA

09 Feb

Health Visitors Urged to Lobby MPs on Warm Homes Bill

MSF/NHS

08 Feb

Low Pay Drives "Forgotten" Health Staff Out of the NHS, Says Survey

MSF/NHS

02 Feb

Medical Practitioners' Union Supports Government Moves to Restore Public Confidence in GPs

MSF/NHS

01 Feb

MSF Welcomes Inquiry into the Case of Harol Shipman

CPHVA

01 Feb

New Infant Sudden Death Research "A Milestone" for Saving Lives, Say Health Visitors

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