Tagged: health visitors

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

Guidance on the health visiting career published

Guidance on the health visiting career has been published today for commissioners, practice educators, line managers, service leads and newly qualified health visitors, including all those who have responsibility for … Read more → – Guidance on the health visiting career published

Health visitor early implementer achievements – one year on published

This ‘one year on’ report published provides more detail about the outcomes of the heath visitor early implementer sites’ (EIS) activities. It is a ‘one stop’ access point to the … Read more → – Health visitor early implementer achievements – one year on published

Government pledges support for women with postnatal depression and improvements to maternity care

Women who have postnatal depression and women who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a baby will get more support from the NHS, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley … Read more → – Government pledges support for women with postnatal depression and improvements to maternity care