The increase in health visitor
numbers over the past four years should allow BCC projects to become a priority for teams nationwide.
A NORTH university lecturer and health visitor
has been honoured for her work with children and families.
The pilot study showed two thirds of callers who rang the service after 5pm would have accessed other health services including a GP, Walk-In Centre, 111 or A&E had a health visitor
not been on hand to help.
Northern Ireland s Chief Nursing Officer Charlotte McArdle is backing a new recruitment campaign to encourage trained nurses and midwives with two or more years experience to consider a career as a health visitor
FIRST-time mums in Birmingham are to receive a home visit from a health visitor
six to 12 weeks before the baby's expected arrival - by March 2015.
The health visitor
curriculum in Denmark is very similar to the UK's.
Sharon Lynch has been recognised for her work in the NHS.
A LIVERPOOL MP joined a health visitor
on home visits to find out more about her work.
Local health chiefs said all new mums and babies were assigned a named health visitor
The recent boost to health visitor
numbers follows a recent Department of Health pledge to recruit an additional 4,200 health visitors
across the NHS by 2015.
The Family Support Health Visitor
Project will be available to families living in Caia Park.
The latest NHS workforce statistics, based on September 2008 figures, reveal that a full-time health visitor
job is being lost every 30 hours - a slight improvement on the previous year's figure which showed that every 27 hours a health visitor