As 2021 draws to a close, on behalf of the IFNA boardm I wish to thank all IFNA members including the Committees, Chapters and Committee Chairs, and Kassalen Meetings and Events, for your belief in and continual and precious support of IFNA, and for generously giving your time, expertise and wisdom to drive the work of IFNA. Without such support we could not continue advocating so successfully for families and family nurses worldwide.
The IFNA – UK and Ireland Chapter Executive Group spoke with Dr Simon Stones, who was awarded one of the International Family Nursing Foundation-funded scholarships to support his attendance at the virtual 15th International Family Nursing Conference. During the conference, Simon delivered a presentation about his PhD research. Here is what he said…
Blog written by: Professor Sara Faithfull Chair NCRI Living With and Beyond Cancer, Late Consequences Workstream Visiting Professor University of Surrey E: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter:@FaithfullProf November is men’s health awareness month and I use this blog as an opportunity to consider why there have been reductions is male cancer diagnosis? The mayhem caused by the COVID-19 … Read more THE MISSING! Where have all the men with prostate cancer gone?
As family nurses the mental health of all our patients is crucial to physical health – they go hand in hand. Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends are facing a health crisis, yet its rarely talked about. Men are dying young. Being silent is not an option. So – next month is Movember. Since 2003 … Read more Get ready for Movember
Sheffield Hallam University Nursing and Midwifery Minoritised group: the experiences of black student nurses, past and present. Blog authors: Lucy Kirkham (Principal Lecturer in Adult Nursing) email@example.com Ifrah Salih (Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and Academic Development and Diversity) firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Sheffield Hallam University Our NHS really is a diverse … Read more Black History Month 2021
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 … Read more Join IFNA networking event on June 2nd
We are excited to invite you to attend our first IFNA – UK and Ireland Chapter webinar, on ‘Developing Family Care and Communication Skills in Simulation’. The webinar will take place on Monday 07 June 2021, from 1pm until 2pm, on Zoom. Click here to register! Presented by Dr Amanda Garrow and Professor Stacey Van Gelderen, … Read more Webinar – Family Care and Communication in Simulation
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 Campaign for Huntington’s Disease
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
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