The Health Visitors are qualified nurses with specialist qualifications in community health, this includes child health, health promotion and education. As part of the wider Health Care Team they work closely with GP’s and other services, promoting the health and well-being to meet the changing needs of the local families.
The health visiting team also cover the Kingfisher Surgery, Newport Pagnell.
Health visitors support and educate families from pregnancy through to a child's fifth birthday. Health Visitor know about local services that will help you to build a healthy life for you and your family.
They also deliver the Healthy Child Programme to all families with children under 5 years of age, this includes the following contacts;
- Newborn Visit (10-14 days)
- 6-8 weeks
- 3-4 months
- 8-12 months
- 2-2.5 years
Parents are also able to request a home visit from a health visitor if there are concerns they would like to discuss in privacy or in more detail.
Please click on the following document for more information NPMC Health Visitors