Tagged: health visitors

Equality Analysis published for the Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011-15

The Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011-15 – ‘A Call to Action’, published in February 2011, sets out how the Department of Health will work with partners to deliver this ambition. … Read more → – Equality Analysis published for the Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011-15

Maternal mental health pathway aims to provide a structured approach

New guidance provides a structured approach on common issues associated with maternal mental health and wellbeing, from pregnancy through the early months after the birth. The Maternal mental health pathway, … Read more → – Maternal mental health pathway aims to provide a structured approach

Actions set out on government commitment to health visiting

The Department of Health has today set out the actions needed to keep on track the government’s commitment to increase the number of health visitors and to maximise the potential … Read more → – Actions set out on government commitment to health visiting

Framework for health visitor teaching published

A framework that pulls together all of the information around health visitor practice teachers has been published. The framework aims to improve understanding of the role and the importance of … Read more → – Framework for health visitor teaching published

Health visitor numbers rising

The Department is on track to meet its commitment to increase the number of health visitors by an extra 4,200 by April 2015. This is thanks to the concerted support … Read more → – Health visitor numbers rising

150 years of health visiting

Health visitors can trace the start of their profession back to 1862. For 150 years, health visitors have worked to make sure that children have a positive start in life … Read more → – 150 years of health visiting

Health visitors early implementer sites rolled out

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In this 150th year of health visiting, new parents around the country are to receive more support from health visitors in the home and community thanks to an expansion of … Read more → – Health visitors early implementer sites rolled out