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Resources available for #iHVInsights: Strep A and Flu

27th February 2023

Calling all iHV members – if you missed our iHV Insights webinar on “Raising awareness of Group A Streptococcus and childhood influenza infections” last week, then don’t worry as the resources from this iHV Insights, as well as the previous ones, are available to iHV members to access as a free member benefit afterwards.

On Thursday 23 February, we covered:

  • The national picture – current rates of Strep A, Scarlet Fever, Invasive Group A Strep (IGAS), Influenzas (Flu) and rates in the UK
  • Presentation and symptoms in babies and children
  • Safety netting- supporting parents to know when to worry and where to get help
  • Sharing resources to support your practice

If you were unable to join the live event, iHV members can access the following after each iHV Insights event:

  • Recording of the live iHV Insights webinar
  • Pdf of webinar slides
  • Record of Attendance/ Reflection template for you to download and complete for each iHV Insights attended

Next iHV Insights

  • 23 March 2023 15:30-16:30 – Supporting you in practice – Current health visiting practice topics

The session will cover:

  • Co-sleeping, safer sleep and SIDS with Stella Parkin, National Lead for CONI, Lullaby Trust
  • Meeting the Health, Wellbeing and Safeguarding Needs of Families Seeking Asylum with Elaine Goodwin, Nursing and Inclusion Health Lead, NHS England
  • Keeping babies and children safe around dogs in the home with Maria Kyle, Family Engagement Manager, Intervention Development, Dogs Trust

The webinar will be recorded and will be available to iHV Members who are unable to join the live webinar on our website after the event.

Please join us. Spaces are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment. Please use your iHV membership number to book your place.

About iHV Insights

iHV Insights are webinars run just for our members.

These live online sessions are of interest to frontline health visitors and student health visitors, as well as service leads, commissioners and wider members of the health visiting team, both in the UK and with lots of transferable learning for our international members too.

If you are not an iHV member, join us today to access these resources and many other member benefits.

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