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A UK Centre of Excellence supporting the development of universally high-quality health visiting practice.
Supporting excellence and consistency in health visiting practice.
Providing a professional public health service based on evidence of what works for individuals, families, groups and communities to reduce health inequalities
Lots of health visitors are running the Great North Run to support the iHV, Will you be one of them? Please support this fantastic initiative.
One year on, we have welcomed more than 1,500 associates, which along with research and training tenders, has helped us become more financially secure.
The iHV will be hosting a conference on the critical area of relationships and how they can have such a profound impact on children's growth and development and the health of all society
During our first year of operation all joiners will be given the distinction of being classed as Foundation Associates or Foundation Friends in recognition of their contribution to the early success of the iHV. The iHV welcomes associate members now.
To be a Centre of Excellence,
The power of relationships in influencing the public's health
The iHV will be hosting the aforementioned conference on the 12th of June 2014 in London. It will be focusing on the critical area of relationships.
Over the next few weeks the iHV will be seeking to appoint a range of professional project managers, educationists and senior health visitors to support a range of new projects. These are all geared to ensuring every family with pre-school children has access to consistently high quality evidence based practice from their health visitor. Furthermore that those entering health visiting now can embrace all the opportunities it has to offer as a fantastic career, whilst being able to access the support they need to develop professionally.
NICE have just published their Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people quality standard (QS59) .
Call for abstracts: Public Health England (PHE) annual conference (September 2014) This year’s PHE annual conference includes sessions on: Starting well: universal services and early intervention; and young people’s health and wellbeing.Submit posters and abstracts by Thursday 8 May 2014.
The International Marcé Society Scientific Conference holding from the 10th - 12th September 2014 at Swansea University, promises to be an exciting, informative as well as a friendly conference with delegates attending and presenting from across the globe! It is an opportunity for Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Champions to join a network of distinguished researchers, clinicians and practitioners who are specialists or experts in the field of perinatal mental health.
iHV wants to promote raising standard in health visiting practice through completion of a series of the e-Learning for Health (e-lfh) online modules. These underpin health visitor’s requirements to deliver the Healthy Child Programme providing online CPD modules focusing on health and well-being.
The Doula UK Conference has a postnatal theme this year, with the title 'Life after childbirth: Supporting the transition to parenthood'. Chaired by journalist, television presenter & antenatal teacher, Beverley Turner, this conference has an exciting line-up, with topics including: the postnatal impact of birth trauma; the politics of breastfeeding; infant sleep; and more.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity (APPGM) wants to recognise the excellence in the work they do and NCT, as the secretariat for the APPGM, is asking for your nominations for outstanding health professionals or teams who achieve high quality in the following categories:
Message from Duncan Selbie Chief Executive, Public Health England
The Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) and The Royal Children’s Hospital has prepared this submission in response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning. The CCCH has been at the forefront of Australian research into early childhood development and behaviour for over two decades and has a strong commitment to supporting communities to improve the health, development and wellbeing of all children.
The Health Foundation’s Improvement Science Fellowship programme offers support for fellows to develop their potential to become leaders in the field of improvement science, building practical knowledge about what works to improve healthcare.
The iHV will be hosting a conference on the critical area of relationships and how they can have such a profound impact on children's growth and development and in deed on the health of all society.
We are again supporting these evening events as they provide us with a great opportunity to connect with health visitors in 16 venues across the UK. We won’t promise to attend them all in person but we will have a stand where you can pick up our latest resources at all of them.
Become an iHV Perinatal Mental Health Champion! The iHV wants to have PMH Champions in every organisation employing health visitors.
Become one of the iHV's domestic violence & abuse (DVA) Health Visitor Experts
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.
Our Voices reflection and Comment articles are interesting reflections on events attended and comments by policy makers, health visitors and others in this section.
The iHV will be hosting a conference on the critical area of relationships and how they can have such a profound impact on children's growth and development and in deed on the health of all society
Enterprising iHV Perinatal Mental Health Champions Melita Walker and Maggie Scargill have decided that they want to help the iHV raise essential funds and they have the full support of their Trust. They are going to do the Great North run. The catch is that they want YOU to join them!!
The IHV is now able to offer Associates of the institute the chance to attend Research Masterclasses which are facilitated by Professors Sally Kendall and Pauline Pearson
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