This blog considers the challenges to children’s health this winter, and the ways in which health visitors and school nurses as clinicians and leaders of local services can advise and support families and young people to protect their health as part of the Healthy Child Programme.
Posts relating to the work of Nursing directorate
This week is Breastfeeding Celebration Week, and this year we’re focusing on how partners and the wider family can support new mothers to breastfeed.
Professor Jamie Waterall, Deputy Chief Nurse at PHE, celebrates the critical contribution that the nursing profession has played in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and considers their important leadership role in global efforts to build back better and fairer following the pandemic.
This blog highlights the work of public health nurses, health visitors, midwifes and school nurses to support children, young people and families, and provide critical public health interventions including immunisation.
In this blog Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse at Public Health England, expresses her pride in how the nursing profession is playing a vital role in providing high quality care in the most challenging circumstances.
2020 is the WHO Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Read this blog about how PHE has been working with Health Education England's e-Learning for Healthcare team to develop a series of resources for health and care professions, as part of the All Our Health programme.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared 2020 as the year of the nurse and midwife in honour of the bicentenary of the birth of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Find out more about the work done by nurses and midwives, particularly around the best start in life.
Nurse Study group - Credit Queens Nursing Institute The birth of the NHS back in 1948 was a watershed moment in the nation’s history and over the past 70 years it has become an integral part of the national character …
International Nurses’ Day is celebrated each year on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Florence herself was described as a social reformer, a statistician and the founder of modern nursing - a blend of public health and nursing that led …
Today (May 12) is International Nurses’ Day and I’d like to use this as an opportunity to talk about the role nurses and midwives play in prevention and improving health – particularly with regard to tackling obesity. Obesity is a …