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

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

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

Chapter member Hora Soltani awarded an MBE

We would like to congratulate one of our Chapter members, Hora Soltani, Professor of Maternal and Infant Health at Sheffield Hallam University, who was awarded an MBE in the Queens New Year’s Honours list. Professor Hora Soltani received the award in recognition of her services to maternal and infant health after dedicating more than twenty … Read more Chapter member Hora Soltani awarded an MBE

A student’s experience of family nursing

Emily Carr – Adult Nursing Student, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK   My experience of family nursing The word ‘family’ evokes, for many, the traditional sense of a nuclear family: wife, husband and children, but the modern world demands an ever developing need to move away from this restricted view. This is especially pertinent within the … Read more A student’s experience of family nursing

Veronica Lambert recognised in the top 100 health care leaders in Ireland

We are so proud of our Chapter Co-Lead, Professor Veronica Lambert, who has recently been recognised as one of the top 100 healthcare leaders in Ireland by Hospital Professional News Ireland. The ‘Professional 100’ celebrates Ireland’s top healthcare achievers from a range of disciplines, ranging from frontline clinicians to those working in the pharmaceutical industry, … Read more Veronica Lambert recognised in the top 100 health care leaders in Ireland