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Just launched - our new Route to Revalidation. Available to iHV members only, this handbook helps health visitors meet the requirements through health visiting practice
New iHV Revalidation workshop on 14 October in London to support transition to the new NMC model of revalidation
We are seeking a new Chair to lead the iHV into the next era. The new Chair will build on our success to date, and help us build a sustainable financial future.
They did it! Well done to one and all! What a fantastic effort on the Way of the Roses - 170 very hilly miles over 3 days!!! All monies raised for the iHV will go towards supporting research into improving children's lives. Please donate
Next #iHVForum is 8pm Monday 12 Oct - Topic: Revalidation. Don't miss it!
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A collection of some tweets over the endurance testing coast-to-coast cycle ride from Morecambe in Lancashire to Bridlington in Yorkshire. 170 very hilly miles in 3 days!!
Today (12 October 2015) the iHV launches its Route to Revalidation Handbook to support health visitors around the new NMC process for renewal of registration.
Update from Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England.
We welcome this agreement on the final revalidation model by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the confirmation of the launch date for the new renewal process from April 2016. Revalidation now affords practitioners a clear framework of requirements, whilst the launch date represents a reasonable preparation interval for those who will now be the first to undergo the process.
Here is the first in a series of Voices blogs from some of our Associate members who were able to join online with the 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) which took place in Seoul in South Korea between 19-21 August.
The DIY Health Pilot Project aimed to address the gap in knowledge, confidence and skills among parents with children under the age of 5, through co-produced weekly health promotion sessions.
The Health Visitor Retention Project took place from March to September 2015 during the period up to the transition of health visiting commissioning to local authority public health teams.
New Parent Tips have been created on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ).
Good Practice Points on Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) has been updated.
Read iHV Fellow Maggie Fisher's blog on her secondment experience with OnePlusOne (OPO) and producing guidance for health visitors on supporting the couple relationship.
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
Dame Sarah Cowley, Emeritus Professor Kings College London and Trustee of the iHV, talks about the value of a health visiting service.
This film is a recording of a live demonstration of HVeCOP as part of a training session with some iHV Fellows who have agreed to participate as HVeCOP Champions. It will be of interest to iHV Fellows joining the project and any HVeCOP user wanting to learn more about how to contribute
Our Voices reflection and Comment articles are interesting reflections on events attended and comments by policy makers, health visitors and others in this section.
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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