Previous I have given an insight into the health visiting role in relation to service delivery and commissioning. However, our role consists of far more than the core contacts we report on each month. Here is an insight into a working day for myself, however two days are never the same. 8am Arrive at the… Continue reading Day in the life of a health visitor.
So we are halfway through the CPHVA #HVweek and there have been many posts on Facebook and Twitter sharing information on health visiting around the country, with many places having organised local events in order to raise the profile on health visitors. As I have mentioned in earlier posts, I am passionate about informing more… Continue reading #HVweek – Love your HV.
Recently I have read a few mummy blogs and comments from parents on health visitors just visiting to tick a box! As public health nurses health visitors visit in order to do preventative work, many may see this as a waste of time, as they feel everything is fine and they do not need any… Continue reading More than a tick box!
If you read through the never ending pages on the internet you will read various information about the role of the health visitor, some certainly more positive than others. To begin with I can clarify that what health visitors don’t do is JUST weigh babies, yes that is a small part of my job but… Continue reading Health visiting role.