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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!
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
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.
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.
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 ‘Keeping Children Safe at Home’ research programme aims to find the best advice about preventing accidents in young children at home, and to work with Children’s Centres to find suitable ways of passing on this advice to parents. Researchers need feedback from HVs on their "Injury Prevention Briefing".
Read Cheryll's guest blog on Public Health England (PHE) blogsite - Making the Vital Visible.
A new Professional Guidance factsheet on getting ready for Revalidation has been published for Associate members of the Institute.
Read Viv Bennett's blog to raise awareness of the launch of the MenB immunisation programme from 1 September.
Here's what happened on Saturday 1 August when a group of Hull health visitors spent the day making smoothies with a bicycle to encourage healthy eating and active lifestyles in their local community. They made pots of smoothies and had lots of fun, as well as promote their TriHV Challenge which is raising money to fund research into improving children’s lives for the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV).
A new Good Practice Points factsheet on babies who are very sensitive has been published for Associate members of the Institute.
iHV is delighted to announce three featured training subjects that are now available for booking or for local commissioning: Preparing for Transfer Workshops, Resilience Awareness Workshops and Sleep Assessment and Intervention Development Programme.
Have your say! HEE would like to hear from healthcare staff, students, educators, patients, families and anyone else with an interest in improving the quality and safety of healthcare through education and training. Please share your experiences with them.
Mental Health 4 Life (MH4L) is a learning resource to help individuals and organisations improve both their own mental health and the mental health of the people they serve.
From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone under 18 present. The law is changing to protect children and young people from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
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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