Pub Date: 02/01/2009
Publication: Name: Community Practitioner Publisher: Ten Alps Publishing Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Health care industry Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2009 Ten Alps Publishing ISSN: 1462-2815
Issue: Date: Feb, 2009 Source Volume: 82 Source Issue: 2
Accession Number: 192802956
Full Text: Substance misuse

I am a specialist health visitor working within the substance misuse field in Leeds. I would like to hear from other health visitors across the country that hold similar posts and would like to join a specialist group and attend a networking meeting in Leeds in March 2009.

Tracy Smith

T 0113 295 2781


Post-ABI rehabilitation

I am a specialist health visitor working in Leicestershire and would be interested to hear from any practitioners who are aware of local rehabilitation centres or intermediate care facilities for children post-ABI or post-surgery. This includes services that act as a 'stepping stone' between the acute services and home.

Louise Burton

T 01509 564435


NICE public health guidance

Anyone interested in being involved in the development of the following National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) public health guidance through Unite/CPHVA should get in touch as soon as possible: preventing obesity (whole system approaches); spatial planning; using the media to promote healthy eating; transport policies that prioritise walking and cycling; increasing fruit and vegetable provision for deprived communities; identification and weight management of overweight and obese children in primary care; weight management for overweight and obese children (community interventions); preventing domestic violence; smoking cessation during pregnancy and following childbirth; and preventing unintentional road injuries among young people.

Irene Fynch

T 020 7780 4026

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