SAPHNA logoIn partnership with the Journal of Family Health and British Journal of School Nursing, SAPHNA is delighted to be able to offer eight free day delegate places to the School Nurse International Conference 2015 at the University of Greenwich, London.

To apply for the opportunity, individuals need to send a 500 word submission to Sharon White by Friday May 8th - sharon@saphna-professionals.org

Two places will be available for each of the following categories:
1. Inspiring leadership
2. Commitment to excellence using research and evidence to improve outcomes
3. Engaging children and young people
4. Most promising SCPHN student

For categories 1-3, applicants need to provide evidence of where they have made a difference and demonstrate clear outcomes underpinned by research. For category 4, these submissions will need to be endorsed by a personal tutor and/or mentor in practice.

All submissions must be supported by a current CV. All winning applicants will have to commit to writing a short article after the event, to be considered for publication in the Journal of Family Health and the British Journal of School Nursing. All submissions will be reviewed by an expert panel and successful applicants will be informed by no later than 12th MayNB: this excludes travel, accommodation and the gala dinner –successful applicants can book the dinner separately if they wish to attend

SNIC 2015 logoAbout SNIC 2015
This is an international event focussing on the health and wellbeing of school aged children and young people providing global perspectives from school nurses. Aimed at leaders in public health, school nurses, educators, professional leads and other allied professionals including commissioners and head teachers, this event will provide an opportunity to:

• Hear from international policy leads and those involved in school nursing from a number of nations
• Consider the evidence and what works to improve delivery
• Consider the challenges and how to use the evidence to support commissioning and delivery to improve health outcomes
• Listen to and utilise the voice of children and young people
• Share latest research, updates and to new resources
• Share good practice and strengthen the global school nursing network

This exciting programme will be delivered by School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA) and Public Health England, in partnership with the British Youth Council and the Diana Awards.

For more information visit: www.phe-events.org.uk/schoolnursing