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Welcome to the iHV resources webpage to support our Evidence-based Practice Conference, Together | Fairer | Stronger, taking place in Manchester on 15 September 2022.

You will have reached this resources webpage by accessing the QR code printed in your conference programme.

At this year’s conference, printing will be kept to a minimum – in line with our commitment to reduce our environmental impact.

To support your continuous professional development after the conference, we have collated a list of iHV resources that are relevant to the topics presented today. iHV members have full access to all iHV resources. Non-members have access to ‘open access’ resources only.

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Resources for Concurrent sessions

Concurrent 1: Healthy weight, healthy nutrition, and oral health

BBC Tiny Happy People links:

Concurrent 2: Supporting families experiencing stillbirth and neonatal death

Concurrent 4: Immunisations and postnatal contraception

Concurrent 6: Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

Concurrent 7: Childhood illness in a pandemic

Concurrent 8: Health visiting essentials - Spotting the signs and supporting early intervention

Safer sleep resources


Generic resources and links

Find out on this link about:

  • Infographic – “Who are health visitors and what do they do?”
  • Infographic (Scotland version) – “Who are health visitors and what do they do?”


Health Visiting Survey report

Health Visiting in England: A Vision for the future

Watch our short film - Health Visitors: for every family

The Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), working together with parents and Solent NHS Trust, is delighted to share a short film to highlight the value and breadth of the role of the health visitor in relation to family mental health and wellbeing outcomes. The film is relevant for health visitors across the UK, and you can use it to promote the work that you do – so please do use and share it.

Produced as part of the Interreg 2Seas PATH project, the film raises the profile of the universal UK health visiting programme, where every family has access to a highly skilled and well-trained health visitor. It showcases the unique opportunity and skills that health visitors have to build relationships and the support that health visitors can offer where additional concerns about parental mental health or the parent-infant relationship are identified.

Created to appeal to parents, health and social care practitioners, government policymakers and commissioners, the film offers insights into a ‘day in the life’ of a UK health visitor, demonstrating the impact of open, trusting relationships and highlighting the importance of continuity of health visitor in building a sense of partnership with parents and families.

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