Tagged: health visitors

Health Visitor Implementation Progress Report

The Health Visitor Implementation report published today, sets out progress on key areas of the Health Visitor Implementation programme, which began in February 2011. The key aim of the programme … Read more → – Health Visitor Implementation Progress Report

Helping health visitors and school nurses prepare for the future

During September, more than 200 health visitors and school nurses attended two accelerated learning events, entitled ‘Maximising the health visiting and school nursing contribution’, which were held in Coventry. The … Read more → – Helping health visitors and school nurses prepare for the future

A Call to Action Health Visitor Implementation Plan Summary Progress Report

Securing a future health visiting service that is universal, energised and fit for long-term growth requires prompt action and investment. Therefore, the Department embarked on a four-year transformational programme of … Read more → – A Call to Action Health Visitor Implementation Plan Summary Progress Report

Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – 100th edition

This bulletin provides updated information about relevant issues in the NHS that will be of specific interest to nurses, midwives and health visitors. Read the Chief Nursing Officer bulletin, Issue … Read more → – Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – 100th edition

Educating health visitors for a transformed service

New guidance for education commissioners, higher education institutions and lecturers sets out the approach on aligning education with regard to provision of a transformed health visiting service. Also, it sets out a … Read more → – Educating health visitors for a transformed service

Health visitor return to practice framework

In February 2011, the Government made a firm commitment to increase the health visitor workforce by 4,200 by 2015. This will be implemented through the Health Visiting Implementation Programme, which aims … Read more → – Health visitor return to practice framework

New health visitor taskforce

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A new national health visitor taskforce has been created to support the government’s plans to rejuvenate the health visiting profession, recruit 4,200 new health visitors, and develop a new health … Read more → – New health visitor taskforce