I have recently read again about the negativity around health visitors and how parents are keeping information from them during contacts. My question Why? Why are health visitors so feared by parents so much, in particularly mothers who feel that they must hide certain details from their health visitor or over clean the house. Do… Continue reading Why?


Originally posted on Jen the HV:
Am sure there is a clever analogy/political statement that could be made between the lack of posts on this blog and the plummet in moral (echoed by the drop in HV numbers) of the last 12 months. I revalidated last month – 18 years since I first registered as…

Café au lait marks and Neurofibromatosis.

For this post I would like to raise awareness of a genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis and the significance of Café au lait (CAL) marks in its diagnosis. I will be including the role that health visitors can play in recognising Café au lait marks and the importance of correctly documenting them. What is Neurofibromatosis? One in 2,500… Continue reading Café au lait marks and Neurofibromatosis.