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New e-learning

New national e-learning modules for health visitors on child safety launched by the iHV.


Next #iHVForum is 8pm Monday 14 Sept - New Topic: Supporting mums' emotional wellbeing. Don't miss it!

Member benefits

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

CPD Directory

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.

Fellows ceremony

154 fantastic Fellows received their Fellowship of the iHV at a conferment ceremony on 11 March with Dr Dan Poulter MP and Professor Viv Bennett. A wonderful evening was had by all!


Health Education England has tasked the Institute of Health Visiting with producing new, customised Frameworks to support every health visitor from day one as a new member of the team right through their career as a health visitor. There are 4 frameworks.

Join us

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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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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