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New national e-learning modules for health visitors on child safety launched by the iHV.
Next #iHVForum Twitter Chat is 8pm Monday 6 July! Topic: Building Community Capacity
Associate members have access to members-only resources, including the latest tools, guidance and evidence-based materials to ensure that you can make a real difference to children
Just launched - our new online CPD Directory - your one-stop shop to access information about a wide range of CPD opportunities that will enhance your capabilities as a health visitor for each of the High Impact Areas for Early Years.
154 fantastic Fellows received their Fellowship of the iHV at a conferment ceremony on 11 March with Dr Dan Poulter MP and Professor Viv Bennett. A wonderful evening was had by all!
Health Education England has tasked the Institute of Health Visiting with producing new, customised Frameworks to support every health visitor from day one as a new member of the team right through their career as a health visitor. There are 4 frameworks.
With Associate members and Corporate members, 2015 is the year to join us either as an individual health visitor or join your whole HV team to experience the iHV benefits that are designed to strengthen HV practice.
To be a Centre of Excellence,
This evening Dr Cheryll Adams, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), was named in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) 2015 Clinical Leaders List held in association with Veredus
Several health organisations have sent a joint letter voicing grave concerns over potential cuts to health visiting services across the UK.
Tommy’s, the charity that funds research into pregnancy problems and provides information to parents, has launched new materials to raise awareness of antenatal depression and to signpost to their comprehensive content on the topic of antenatal mental health for all expectant mums.
The provisional figures for health visitors employed in March 2015, at the official end of the Health Visitor Implementation Plan (HVIP) 2011-2015: a call to action (DH 2011), have been released from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). This reveals that there were 12,077 full time equivalent health visitors in post, 3,985 more than in May 2010. This is a fantastic achievement and is warmly welcomed by the Institute of Health Visiting.
July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month. Fellow Andrea Westlake wants to share an emotional journey which highlights the need for Health Visitors, GPs and Midwives to understand Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Infection and raise awareness with mothers to be.
A health visiting perspective on integrating services, commissioning and workforce development was the theme of Dr Cheryll Adams, executive director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), presentation today at the Westminster Social Policy Forum on Early Intervention: integrating services, funding and best practice.
A travel fellowship for a registered health professional to study abroad for one year and to bring back knowledge, techniques and research methods to this country.
A brief review of the psychological needs of mothers of babies with complex needs by Wandsworth IAPT (May 2015.)
This new e-learning resource has been developed by NHS Education for Scotland to support a range of activity led by the Scottish Government to substantially reduce the harm caused by alcohol consumption in pregnancy across Scotland.
A short "Storify" summary of Tweets from last week's iHV Building Community Capacity Celebration Event in Manchester.
Calling all health visitors in Wales and Scotland! Come along to speak to the iHV on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at the Cardiff Marriott Hotel or Tuesday 2 June 2015 at the Strathclyde Hilton.
Calling all Belfast-based health visitors! Come along to speak to the iHV on Tuesday 24 March at the Wellington Park Hotel in Belfast.
Due to the popularity of the iHV Perinatal Mental Health Champion training, a new training date is announced - 19-20 February 2015 to be hosted by NELFT in Essex.
Due to the popularity of the iHV Infant Mental Health Champion training, a new training date is announced for London - 17-18 March 2015 at the University of London.
The #iHVForum is holding a special Twitter chat on Monday 2 Feb to support the Dept of Health's week of action ‘Health visiting: listening to parents, transforming services’. And now has 2 special guests: Viv Bennett and Sarah Cowley. The Dept of Health will be sharing the story of how health visiting has been transformed to increase access to services and improve the experience of parents and children.
Book your free place at the iHV professional conferences to drive forward Health Visitor leadership in practice in your region: • Tuesday 27 January 2015 – Sutton Coldfield • Friday 27 February 2015 – Berkshire • Tuesday 10 March 2015 – Leeds • Thursday 19 March 2015 - London
An iHV film showing a parent's message on the important role that health visitors play during their transition to parenthood.
From May 1st we will have a team of iHV Fellows who are all expert and innovative practitioners in their specialist fields as a presence on the evidence hub linked to the 6 High Impact Topic Areas closest to their specialism
Our Voices reflection and Comment articles are interesting reflections on events attended and comments by policy makers, health visitors and others in this section.
"Mental health, the essential component for positive childhood outcomes" video of talk by Dr Cheryll Adams at GovToday Early Years: High Impact for Health, December 2014
Three new Good Practice Points for Health Visitors on Alcohol Harm, Reduction and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome have been published in our members-only Resource Library.
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