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What's in the latest JFH issue?

Mar/Apr 2017

JFH latest edition

Volume 27

Issue 2

Editorial | Leader | News and Views | Features


The Editor writes...
A round up of what's in this issue by Penny Hosie

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‘Help bridge the alarming gap between rich and poor’
Dr Carol Ewing from the RCPCH calls on the Government to prioritise taking a ‘child health in all policies’ approach to reform, given their recent State of Child Health report highlighting child health inequalities. Alison Wall provides further analysis.

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Health bulletin
Our pick of the best news stories

View from the top: ‘How early preventive measures can make a huge difference’ 
Improving the health and wellbeing of young people can be achieved through supportive and interactive measues, says Wendy Nicholson from PHE

‘I want this to be a watershed year for PSHE education’
New PSHE lead Jonathan Baggaley is optimistic that there is momentum building behind the campaign for mandatory PSHE in schools

School health news
Key developments in the school nursing and public health sector

Diary dates
Some essential dates for your diary

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The management of Pierre Robin Sequence – Part 1
Dr Karine Latter explains how these rare congenital facial abnormalities present and are best managed

First aid training – does it meet the needs of health care professionals?
Would you stay calm in an emergency? Emma Hammett explains why she believes receiving highly tailored first aid training would help.

The silent killer
With a plethora of reports detailing how toxic air affects our lungs, air pollution has become a serious public health issue. Bibi Berki reports.

Cultural sensitivity, unconscious bias and quality of health care
Health care professionals need to be culturally sensitive to an increasingly diverse population to deliver effective care. Swati Kale and Chia Swee Hong detail using some case histories


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