Health visitors are qualified nurses or midwives with specialist public health training. They are trained in child health & development and protecting children
They lead the Healthy Child Programme to ensure a healthy start for your family. This programme includes development checks, baby clinics and health promotion advice. They are a great source of help and advice if you have queries about your child’s feeding, weight or sleep among many other things.
They also work with other agencies such as voluntary and community groups and social care services to provide ongoing support for families with more complex issues.
Telephone: 01865 903077