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We work closely with our members, the public health workforce and wider community to develop and implement a wide range of policy and projects to educate and empower individuals, effect change and celebrate excellence.
Membership of the iHV is open to anyone working in the area of health visiting. We have over 9,000 Associate members and we are the fastest growing professional network for health visitors worldwide.
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In this section you will find a wide variety of tools and resources to develop your practice.
On our for Families page, you will find links to what health visitors do, Ready Steady Mums and important online Sources of Support.
You will also find iHV Parents Tips which you can download.
We are able to offer a range of contemporary training programmes and professional conferences to support the personal and professional development of practitioners. A wide range of e-learning can be found in our Health Visitors section.
This section is for updating on recent news, iHV training, awards, events and upcoming conferences.
Health visitors play a vital role in ensuring that every child gets the best possible start in life! And the iHV supports health visitors to do just that!
Membership of the iHV is open to anyone working in the area of health visiting. It is a widely recognised mark of commitment to health visiting and brings real professional benefits.
We have over 9,000 Associate members and are the fastest growing professional network for health visitors.
Every year around 700,000 babies are born in the UK and it is essential that each and every one has the best chance of a healthy and productive life.
The iHV receives no core funding from government or the NHS, what it can achieve will be determined by the income it can raise itself.
Our focus is excellence and consistency in health visiting practice improving health outcomes for everyone
Raising standards in health visiting practice
Reducing health inequalities for all children
Masterclass Opportunities for HVs in Wessex
Coming soon - Healthy Weight, Healthy Nutrition Champions Training
Coming soon - Sleep Assessment and Intervention
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International Global Network of Public Health Nurses - 19/20 Sept 2016
Healthy Children, Bright Futures: Addressing Key Health Issues for Under 5s - 16 June
Infant Mental Health Conference - 9 June
Public Health England Annual Conference 13-14 Sept
Infant Mental Health Awareness Week - 6-10 June
Anaphylaxis Campaign Healthcare Professionals Conference - 5 May
Nystagmus Network Open Day - 7 May
LNNM Conference on Health & Homelessness - 20 May
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Quick links to our latest publications
Good Practice Points
Share best practice evidence to improve the health of children and families.
Coming soon so do watch this space.
Dame Sarah Cowley, Emeritus Professor Kings College London and Trustee of the iHV, talks about the value of a health visiting service.
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