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A UK Centre of Excellence supporting the development of universally high-quality health visiting practice.
The iHV is advertising for a Communications and Marketing Manager and a Regional Project Lead (London)
Our factsheet on Working with Female Genital Mutilation is packed full of current and relevant information tailored to HVs
The Great North Run is now only a month away and our team are training hard. Please support this fantastic initiative.
Coming soon, these packs for newly qualified HVs will be disseminated to you electronically via your organisations. They are currently being tested by practitioners and managers and we hope these will help you to access the best support when you qualify
Over 3000 health visitors are Associate and Corporate members. Feedback from both employers and individual health visitors is very positive. Join us, or join your health visitors and experience the benefits that are designed to strengthen practice.
To be a Centre of Excellence,
We are advertising for a Communications and Media Officer. This will be either a full or two part time posts. For details see our vacancies page.
Closing date: 26th August 2014.
Dr Cheryll Adams in this article talks about the Fellowships of the Institute of Health visiting.
The Institute of Health Visiting is delighted that the Prime Minister has recognised the importance of health visitors’ role in supporting families and family relationships, particularly during infants’ and children’s formative years from pregnancy to at least two years old.
Worldwide Alternatives to ViolencE (WAVE Trust) is delighted to announce that John Carnochan OBE QPM FFPH will become its second Senior Fellow, as of September 2014.
Communications & Marketing Manager NHS Band 8a £39-£47k depending on experience, full or part time/job share see our job vacancy section in 'about us'
The iHV has been funded by Health Education England to develop an education, training and support programme for all health visitors. This survey will inform the development of the Making the Most of Health Visiting programme.
Want to make a difference and gain experience working on a national programme? Making the Most of Health Visiting – Strengthening Post Grad Education and Development. Will this give you the opportunity you have been waiting for?
The iHV is creating the opportunity for a few health visitors who are not already PMH Champions to attend the Marce International Conference September 10-12, Swansea
The Department of health is writing to all health visiting leads in area teams to highlight the Government’s plans to introduce a public health outcome measure showing child development at age 2-2½ from April 2015 and the action that health visiting teams need to take to ensure they are well prepared.
We are looking at the needs of practitioners around professional networks, CPD frameworks and information on training & development opportunities, as well as mechanisms to support you and your resilience in practice.
This important campaign launched earlier in the month seeks to raise the profile of the gaps in perinatal mental health services with superb services in some places and none in others, and very patchy access to Mother and Baby Units. The iHV is a partner to this work and is driving service improvement in health visiting as part of the campaign.
The iHV is offering associates the opportunity to attend a research masterclass twice a year at a very reasonable cost.
This film has been made as an educational resource for those suffering from perinatal mental health issues and to aid professionals. It follow the 'Maws' journey through perinatal mental health.
The Great North Run is now only a month away and our team are training hard. If you would like to help we have a Virgin Giving page to accept donations with gift aid built in.
NEW FELLOWS TO BE ANNOUNCED VERY SOON...your next opportunity to apply for the Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting award starts Friday 29 August
Our Voices reflection and Comment articles are interesting reflections on events attended and comments by policy makers, health visitors and others in this section.
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