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How can public health nurses help deliver the Healthy Child Programme this winter?

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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.

International Nurses’ Day- celebrating nursing leadership in the past, present and future

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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.

WHO Year of the Nurse and Midwife: Leadership in Prevention, Protection and Promotion

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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.

International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

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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.