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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.
New iHV Revalidation workshop on 14 October in London to support transition to the new NMC model of revalisation
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
Next #iHVForum is 8pm Monday 12 Oct - Topic: Revalidation. Don't miss it!
Just launched - our new online CPD Directory - your one-stop shop to access information about a wide range of CPD opportunities that will enhance your capabilities as a health visitor for each of the High Impact Areas for Early Years.
Associate members have access to members-only resources, including the latest tools, guidance and evidence-based materials to ensure that you can make a real difference to children
With Associate members and Corporate members, 2015 is the year to join us either as an individual health visitor or join your whole HV team to experience the iHV benefits that are designed to strengthen HV practice.
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The results of the PROTECT study on health and human trafficking were showcased at the House of Lords, London on 24 September 2015.
A great new resource for health visitors. Developed by OnePlusOne and written specifically to support and develop health visiting practice in strengthening couple and family relationships.
Read iHV Fellow Maggie Fisher's blog on her secondment experience with OnePlusOne (OPO) and producing guidance for health visitors on supporting the couple relationship.
Dr Cheryll Adams, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), is named as one of the country’s most inspirational nursing leaders in the Nursing Times Leaders 2015.
The transition to the new NMC model of Revalidation (for renewal of our registration and license to practice as health visitors in the UK) is fast approaching. Maintaining our registration with the NMC remains a personal responsibility for each of us. Come and find out more about the new mandatory requirements and plan your own approach to meeting them in our interactive, informative small workshop.
Newly acquired programme to promote mums’ physical health and emotional wellbeing The Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) has acquired Ready Steady Mums (RSM), a national network of community activity groups for mothers. The new programme offers health visitors a proven tool to help mothers overcome feelings of isolation and depression, while also improving their physical, social and emotional wellbeing.
We are seeking a new Chair to lead a highly capable, successful and aligned Board and Executive Team into the next era. The new Chair will build on our success to date, and help us build a sustainable financial future. They will have an interest in public health and the wellbeing of children and families.
Today 80 health visitors participated in a half-day conference in London to launch the report: 'Evaluation of Training for Implementation of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire in London Health Visitor Services'.
A determined team of health visitors may be wishing they had more padding as they cycle a gruelling 170 miles across the country from the west coast of England to the east coast in aid of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV). The iHV will use the money to support research helping all children have the best start in life.
Read Cheryll's guest blog on Public Health England (PHE) blogsite - Making the Vital Visible.
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
An iHV film showing a parent's message on the important role that health visitors play during their transition to parenthood.
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.
"Mental health, the essential component for positive childhood outcomes" video of talk by Dr Cheryll Adams at GovToday Early Years: High Impact for Health, December 2014
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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