Join the IFNA networking event on May 12th

We warmly invite you to another free virtual networking event, hosted by our parent organisation, IFNA, for members, their colleagues and friends who may be interested in family nursing and family-focused care. It will be a great opportunity to meet and hear from international colleagues. Although two events are planned, the event scheduled for Wednesday 12 … Read more Join the IFNA networking event on May 12th

Simon Stones awarded IFNC15 Scholarship

Congratulations to one of our chapter members and website/marketing consultant, Simon Stones, who has been awarded a conference scholarship by the International Family Nursing Foundation to support his attendance at the virtual 15th International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC15). Simon is a fourth-year postgraduate researcher undertaking his PhD in Healthcare at the University of Leeds, UK. … Read more Simon Stones awarded IFNC15 Scholarship

One year on

One year since the first national lockdown was announced across the UK, most of us will be spending time reflecting on what life has been like over the last year. Today will be emotional for many people and their families for a variety of reasons. Separation and loss of loved ones, being unable to see … Read more One year on

Orla Hayes awarded IFNC15 Scholarship

Congratulations to one of our student chapter members, Orla Hayes, who has been awarded a conference scholarship by the International Family Nursing Foundation to support her attendance at the virtual 15th International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC15). Orla is a third-year undergraduate nursing student studying children’s and general (integrated) nursing at Dublin City University, Ireland. Nursing … Read more Orla Hayes awarded IFNC15 Scholarship

IFNC15 social media toolkit

The virtual 15th International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC15) sponsored by the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) is fast approaching! To help you get the most out of IFNC15, and to raise the profile of the conference on social media, a social media toolkit has been published by IFNA. The purpose of the IFNC15 social media … Read more IFNC15 social media toolkit

Planetary Health Tweet Chat for Earth Day 2021

Join the IFNA – UK and Ireland Chapter for our next tweet chat, on the topic of planetary health on Thursday April 22nd, 2021, from 19:30 – 20:30 BST (14:30 – 15:30 EDT). As part of our celebrations for Earth Day 2021, we are keen to emphasise the global message of Restore our Earth™, while … Read more Planetary Health Tweet Chat for Earth Day 2021

Celebrate WORD Day 2021

WOrld young Rheumatic Diseases Day (WORD Day) is an annual international awareness day that takes place on March 18th each year. The aim of WORD Day is to first raise awareness of all the different kinds of rheumatic diseases in children and young people, while informing children and young people, parents, healthcare professionals, teachers, and … Read more Celebrate WORD Day 2021

A student’s perspective on communicating with families of children with learning disabilities

Chloe Hawkins – Learning Disability Nursing Student, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK   Terminology when supporting families of children with learning disabilities is as vital as the nursing care we provide… Specialised family support for all is an essential part of nursing care. Recent figures reported by the International Family Nursing Association show how increased family … Read more A student’s perspective on communicating with families of children with learning disabilities

Join us at a free networking event

We warmly invite you and all of our IFNA – UK & Ireland Chapter members to join us at a free virtual networking event, hosted by our parent organisation, IFNA, for members, their colleagues and friends who may be interested in family nursing and family-focused care. It will be a great opportunity to meet and … Read more Join us at a free networking event

Spotlight on planetary health

Today, Nursing Times published an article co-authored by Diana Greenfield and Veronica Swallow. This was based on a blog initiated and authored by Diana Greenfield, one of our IFNA – UK and Ireland Chapter Executive Group members. Click here to read the article on Nursing Times. Diana drew on the IFNA Position Statement on Planetary … Read more Spotlight on planetary health