Health Visiting and School Nursing

Specialist Community Public Health Nurses are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and work with individuals and populations to promote good health. Registered Nurses or Midwives can undertake our UNICEF Baby Friendly accredited programme to become a Health Visitor or School Nurse. We also provide a range of additional modules and short courses to support the public health role of health care professionals and the early years workforce.

Study Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

If you're a registered nurse or midwife hoping to develop your career, find out more about studying Specialist Community Public Health Nursing here at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Health Visiting

Since 2011 there has been a national drive to increase the number of Health Visitors employed in the Community in order to deliver an ambitious plan to enable all families with children under 5 to have access to support at this crucial time.

Read more about the role of a Health Visitor

School Nursing

School Nursing has also benefited by the increased drive for Health Visitors by having improved professional structure and by contributing to a range of Public Health outcomes for young people of which the British Youth Council has been instrumental.

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Community Nursery Nurses and Early Help Workforce

The University Certificate in Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) has been designed for community nursery nurses and the early help workforce.

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Transfer to Another Field of Practice

This short course is for NMC registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurses who wish to transfer into another field of practice: either School Nurse or Health Visitor or vice versa.

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Continuing Professional Development

Our Public Health Continuing Professional Development options allow practitioners to study a 'stand alone' module, to combine modules to achieve a qualification and/or study for a short course.

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One Day Public Health

One Day Public Health is a series of one day masterclasses which aim to share current evidence and principles for public health practice.

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