Join IFNA networking event on June 2nd – last chance to network before IFNC15

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 2 June 2021 at … Read more Join IFNA networking event on June 2nd – last chance to network before IFNC15

Family Matters, Guest Blog by The Huntington’s Disease Alliance UK and Ireland

  May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. This year the national organisations that support people impacted by Huntington’s disease across Ireland, England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, have joined together as the Huntington’s Disease Alliance UK and Ireland. Family members from each region are sharing their stories and contributions in the collective ‘Family Matters’ … Read more Family Matters, Guest Blog by The Huntington’s Disease Alliance UK and Ireland

Stroke – the family condition – Guest blog by Dr Amanda Jones Consultant Stroke Nurse

May is ‘Stroke Awareness Month’ and  Dr Amanda Jones, Consultant Stroke Nurse and Clinical lead for the Stroke Pathway at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT highlights in her blog about the effects of a person’s stroke on the whole family and how nurses can support them at different phases of the condition. Stroke has been … Read more Stroke – the family condition – Guest blog by Dr Amanda Jones Consultant Stroke Nurse

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