Rita Newland
Journal of Health Visiting, Vol. 5, Iss. 10, 18 Oct 2017, pp 473

For many of us, the passage of time brings mixed emotions; September
2017, inspiring both celebration and contemplation, was no different. For
example, the British Broadcasting Corporation's Radio Two celebrated its
50th birthday and perhaps many of us celebrated alongside them while
trying to remember what we were doing during the first broadcast. September
has also been a significant month for public health, with the World Health
Organisation's (WHO) announcement that the UK is one of three countries in the
European Region to eliminate measles (WHO, 2017).

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