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LGA – Improving outcomes for children and families in the early years: a key role for health visiting services

21st March 2017

The Local Government Association (LGA) has produced a booklet, with some great case studies, to help local authorities to understand the role of health visitors in improving the outcomes for children and families in the early years.

Improving outcomes for children and families in the early years: a key role for health visiting services

LGA – Improving outcomes for children and families in the early years: a key role for health visiting services

These case studies demonstrate examples of innovation. But there have also been challenges. Concerns have been raised that in some areas health visitor posts are being cut as a consequence of the reductions to local government funding.

The cuts to local authority public health budgets make it more important than ever for health visitors and commissioners to work together to monitor and evaluate the impact of the service.