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Health visitor awarded nursing doctorate

A leading health visiting advocate for the UK has received a Doctorate of Nursing.

Cheryll Adams, Acting Lead Professional Officer for Unite Health Sector, was awarded the doctorate at the University of Portsmouth yesterday.

Her work investigated the role and training needs of health visitors who wish to promote mental health while visiting families with pre-school children.

For the past 20 years Cheryll has worked as a health visitor.

She has also recieved recogntion in her nine years as professional officer for Unite Community Practitioners and Health Visitors' Association.

Unite Community Practitioners and Health Visitors' Association

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