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Position Statements


Shape of Caring Position Statement

The iHV responds to HEE Shape of Caring Review (Willis, 2015).


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Shape of Caring



IHV responds to Law Commission Report

The Institute of Health Visiting believes that the profession of health visiting should be fully regulated in statute to protect the public.


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Position statement



Health Visitors wearing uniform

Some health visiting services are now being managed by hospital trusts and some of these employers have decided that their health visitors should be wear nursing uniforms despite their very different professional role.


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Wearing uniforms



Health Visitor Education

The iHV has written this position statement on their views on what the future of health visitor education should look like and in particular how it could be strengthened but also what the blocks to doing that are


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Education


iHV Annual Reports


4th Annual report

As we celebrate our fourth birthday, we wonder where four years have gone!
Thank you to each and every one of you who have helped make the Institute the organisation it is today. Without you we could never have got so far, so fast.


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2015-2016



3rd Annual report

After a standing start just three years ago we can now say with confidence that the Institute is here to stay!

The recurring highlight of this year has been seeing so many of our members becoming local leaders in their communities.


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2014–2015



2nd Annual report

What a year it’s been! Thrilled to see our innovations liberating the talents of so many in the health visiting profession. This supports our core purpose: to deliver positive health outcomes for children and families nationwide.


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2013–2014



1st Annual report

Our focus in our first year has been on steady and sustainable development: one of the things the profession needs most.


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2012–2013


Survey Reports


Results of the State of Health Visiting Survey 2016

Results of the State of Health Visiting Survey 2016

In November 2016, the iHV surveyed its associates, yielding over 1220 responses from front-line health visitors.

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