Derbyshire Health Visiting Team
Note: The address of this service is the administrative headquarters. The service is offered throughout the county. Please see the website for the location of individual services. Health visitors are registered nurses or midwives who have a specialised qualification in the care and development of pre-school children. The health visiting team is made up of health visitors, and community support workers (which may include community nursery nurses or community staff nurses). Health visitors provide an essential service, working within local communities to improve health and reduce health inequalities for pre-school children and families. Health Visiting Teams provide services on four levels -: We provide support to children and their families from pregnancy, birth and beyond, for children under 5 years of age. Our teams work closely with midwifery services, GP's and Children's Centres to provide a range of services which include; 1. Sure Start children's services and the services families and communities provide for themselves 2. the Healthy Child Programme to ensure a healthy start for children and families (for example, health and development reviews at birth, 6-8 weeks, 3 months, 1 year and 2.5 years), support for parents and access to a range of community services/ resources including local healthy child clinics 3. expert help, for example with postnatal depression, breastfeeding support, a sleepless baby, weaning or answering any concerns about parenting 4. on-going support to deal with more complex issues including services from Sure Start Children's Centres, other community services, charities and the Family Nurse Partnership for teenage parents The health visiting service is provided in a number of locations ie. Health centres, GP Surgeries and Children's Centres across Derbyshire.
Additional information from provider
The Health Visiting service is County-wide and has various bases across the following localities: High Peak and Dales South Derbyshire and South Dales Amber Valley Chesterfield North East and Bolsover Erewash Derbyshire HVs facebook and information site: www.facebook.com/derbyshirehvs
- Mon (09:00 - 17:00)
- Tue (09:00 - 17:00)
- Wed (09:00 - 17:00)
- Thu (09:00 - 17:00)
- Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Caters for the following age groups0 months To 5 years
This is an approximate location based on the provider's postcode.