Are you a nurse looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about health promotion? Want to use your nursing knowledge in a different way? C3 Collaborating for Health is looking for an enthusiastic and committed registered nurse from a black or Asian heritage to lead and manage C3’s community project: Nurses for Healthier Communities.
Earlier this year the World Health Organization brought into sharp focus the need to address Oral Health - with its links to chronic diseases (non-communicable diseases or NCDs). C3 has convened a global group of nurse experts to discuss the issue of oral health, disease prevention, and the role of nurses.
October half term is always a challenge for families with uncertain weather but needing to occupy children with fun and physical activity. In Boscombe, United Kingdom, C3’s CHESS Plan Coordinator, Zoe, provided lots of fun, social activities and opportunities for adults and children to learn new skills all at the same time.
With funding from The Burdett Trust for Nursing, the aim of Supporting nurses’ resilience has been to acknowledge and explore the challenges faced by many ethnic minorities nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs) living and working in the London boroughs of Brent, Ealing, and Harrow especially during COVID-19. Read our report of findings and workplace recommendations.
Small Island Developing States of the Eastern Caribbean have been called the most disaster prone countries of the world, and simultaneously have some of the highest disability and death from chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. With the changing climate there has been emergence of new communicable diseases and re-emergence of others as well as an impact on food and nutrition security.
45% of employers in the UK said that they were less likely to recruit candidates living with obesity. Furthermore, people living with obesity have lower starting pay, lower co-worker ratings and lower hiring success. Read a summary of Institute for Employment Studies Stephen Bevan's talk about how women living with obesity are discriminated against in the workplace.
How should healthcare professionals go about explaining to patients what hypertension is and why it poses a risk to their health, when there are no symptoms and the patients feel fine? This was just one of several key questions discussed among attendees at the end of C3’s International Seminar, delivered from New Delhi.