The Health Visitors are registered nurses with additional training in child, family health and midwifery. As part of the wider Health Care Team they work closely with GPs and other services, promoting the health and well-being to meet the changing needs of the local community.
The health visiting team also cover the Kingfisher Surgery, Newport Pagnell.
Child Health Clinics are held once a week at Lovat Hall, Silver Street, Newport Pagnell, MK16 0EJ. They are run by the health visiting team and are open for any families with children under 5. Parents can seek advice on various issues including feeding, colic, constipation, rashes, sleep, behaviour difficulties, toilet training and teething.
Childhood immunisation clinics are held on Wednesday and Thursday mornings; appointments are sent out by the Child Health Department at the hospital. If you wish to change an appointment, please ring Julie Murray on 01908 619732.
Information is also given on groups and activities available for families in Newport Pagnell.
Health visitors also offer support to any parents who may be finding themselves overwhelmed or are having difficulties adjusting to parenthood. They are concerned with the health of the entire family not just the child.
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.
Child health clinics are held on Tuesday afternoon from 13:00pm-14:45pm at Lovat Hall, Silver Street.
Breast feeding clinics are held every Monday 13:30 - 15:00 at the Tickford Children's Centre, Thames Drive, Newport Pagnell, MK16 9DS.
Health visitors can be contacted on:
01908 619909, Monday to Friday.
Please leave a voicemail if you are unable to speak to a health visitor directly and they will return your call as soon as possible.
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