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About the iHV

A UK Centre of Excellence supporting the development of universally high-quality health visiting practice.

New iHV Fellows announced

The Institute of Health Visiting have identified a further 24 outstanding Health Visitors to become Fellows of the iHV

Great North Run

The Great North Run is now less than a month away and our team are training hard. Please support this fantastic initiative.

Induction and Preceptor Packs

Coming soon, these packs for newly qualified HVs will be disseminated to you electronically via your organisations. They are currently being tested by practitioners and managers and we hope these will help you to access the best support when you qualify

Join us

Over 3000 health visitors are Associate and Corporate members. Feedback from both employers and individual health visitors is very positive. Join us, or join your health visitors and experience the benefits that are designed to strengthen practice.

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Our mission

To be a Centre of Excellence,

  • supporting the development of universally high quality health visiting practice,
  • so that health visitors can effectively respond to the health needs of all children, families and communities
  • enabling them to achieve their optimum level of health, thereby reducing health inequalities.

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