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Great start to iHV Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions training

11th July 2016

How fitting that last week saw the start of the national roll out of the iHV Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions training during the national childhood obesity week (4-10 July 2016) in Sheffield.

The new Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions from Sheffield

The new Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions from Sheffield

Congratulations to our new Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions who completed the training last week.  We look forward to hearing about your local roll out as you cascade and share your new knowledge with your colleagues.

The next Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions training will be at Birmingham City University this week and UCLAN on28/29 July.  There are more dates around the UK see Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition training page for further details.

The HWHN Champions training is aimed at HVs who have an interest in the subject and who are willing to become HWHN Champions and cascade this training to other HVs within their organisations.

Sara Patience talking about fussy eating on the iHV Health Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions training in Sheffield

Sara Patience talking about fussy eating on the iHV Health Weight Healthy Nutrition Champions training in Sheffield

This flexible training, written by Dr Helen Crawley a dietician and registered public health nutritionist, is designed to complement the work of HENRY and and provides a comprehensive overview of current research evidence policy drivers. It builds on existing health visiting skills and will enable practitioners to consolidate their existing knowledge and competencies and share and learn alongside like minded colleagues.

Group work at Sheffield Healthy Weight Health Nutrition Champions training

Group work at Sheffield Healthy Weight Health Nutrition Champions training

The training is led by Sara Patience, an experienced health visitor, who is also a registered nutritionist and author. Maggie Fisher an iHV Fellow and professional development officer and trainer with the iHV is supporting Sara with this training.

Creative and innovative ideas shared

Creative and innovative ideas shared