Public Health England, December 2015
Health professionals such as health visitors, midwives and school nursing teams working with stakeholders, including social care, early years and education providers, have a crucial role in identifying children of military families. They can work with parents to improve health outcomes, particularly in terms of emotional health and wellbeing. This document supports health visitors and school nurses to deliver improved outcomes, and outlines aspirations for service delivery.
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Community Practitioner – November 2015
Emma Cummings, Health Visitor at Lancashire Care, reflects on her experiences of undertaking the Lancashire Internship for Nurturing Research Capability and Skills (LINCS) Clinical Academic Research Internship. The aim of this internship programme was to build research capacity and capability by creating and supporting research opportunities for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (AHP). This internship is offering her the opportunity to prepare an application for a doctoral fellowship where she hopes to undertake a piece of research to further explore the role of health visitors in supporting women suffering from perinatal mental illness.
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Department of Health, 6 January 2015
This factsheet explains how the ASQ-3 tool will be used to collect data for a public health outcome measure of child development at age 2.
The factsheet is for health visiting providers and others involved in the roll-out of the ASQ-3™ tool, and provides information about:
- what the tool is
- how it will be used
- why it was chosen
- accessing the tool
- training for using the tool
- data collection arrangements
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E-Health Insider, November 2014
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has endorsed the digital version of the ‘red book’ that is given to parents and carers at a child’s birth…
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