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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
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
No #iHVForum on Monday 7 December due to an iHV event
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A short update from Molly on a very exciting evening!
This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local authorities in foster homes (including kinship foster care), residential units and other accommodation, or on the edge of care.
A new professional guidance aimed at health visitors and school nurses in identification and support for military children and young people has been launched.
The latest publication from the Victoria Climbié Foundation - Engaging children and families; the role of advocacy within child protection – a pilot study.
The ‘Surviving Crying Study’: Summary Report on Stage 1. The Surviving Crying Study is a first step in developing and evaluating routine NHS services to support parents whose babies cry for prolonged amounts of time.
Today, Action for Children has launched the final in their Beyond the Building briefing series on the future of children’s centres.
The 4th International Global Network of Public Health Nursing Conference takes place 19-20 September 2016 at the Legoland Conference Center, Billund, Denmark.
Half of new mothers are concerned about their mental health and many are suffering in silence, according to new research released today by NCT as it launches its #BeyondBabyBlues campaign supported by celebrities.
Allergy UK is running a free Paediatric Allergy Study Day for Health Visitors at St Thomas' Hospital, London, on 9 February 2016.
Here is the sixth, and final, in a series of Voices blogs (and the third one from Sandra) 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.
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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