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iHV Director named in HSJ Clinical Leaders List for the second time

This evening Dr Cheryll Adams, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), was named in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) 2015 Clinical Leaders List held in association with Veredus. The HSJ Clinical Leaders list highlights those leaders whose clinical background enhances t...

Fantastic achievement in health visitor numbers

The provisional figures for health visitors employed in March 2015, at the official end of the Health Visitor Implementation Plan (HVIP) 2011-2015: a call to action (DH 2011), have been released from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).  This reveals that there were 12,077...

iHV Director addresses Westminster Social Policy Forum

A health visiting perspective on integrating services, commissioning and workforce development was the theme of Dr Cheryll Adams, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), presentation today at the Westminster Social Policy Forum on Early Intervention: integrating services, fun...

Celebrating the building and strengthening of communities in North West England

On Friday 19 June, over 120 people will gather in Manchester to celebrate and share the success of local community projects being delivered in the North West of England by health visitors. Hosted by the Institute of Health Visiting in partnership with Health Education England North West, the cel...

New e-learning on Child Safety for health visitors launched in #ChildSafetyWeek

New national e-learning modules for health visitors on child safety are launched by the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) during #ChildSafetyWeek which runs 1-7 June. Developed by Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and iHV Fellow Amanda Whelan, professional lead for health visiting at So...

154 fantastic Fellows celebrate Health Visiting

154 health visitors celebrated in great style after receiving their Fellowships of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) from Dr Dan Poulter MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health, and Professor Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing, Department of Health and Public Health...

150 empowered and inspirational health visitor change agents released on NHS Change Day

On 11 March 2015, NHS Change Day, 150 outstanding health visitors will convene at a conferment ceremony in London to receive their Fellowship of the Institute of Health Visiting (FiHV). The ceremony, the first of its kind for the Institute of Health Visiting, recognises the professional ach...

iHV welcomes new Building Great Britons Report

The Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) welcomes the new ‘Building Great Britons Report’ released today by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Conception to Age 2 – The First 1001 Days. The report is the result of an inquiry conducted by the APPG for Conception to Age 2 – The Fi...

Over 700 health visitors to benefit from new resources

Over 700 health visitors are expected to benefit from brand new resources developed by the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) when they attend one of four free regional professional iHV conferences taking place in early 2015. The new resources for health visitors have been developed as part of the ...

Twenty-one more Health Visitors become Fellows!

Twenty-one outstanding health visitors join the prestigious Institute of Health Visiting’s Fellowship programme - taking the total number of Fellows appointed so far this year (at the end of application phase 5) to eighty. The Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) Fellow scheme recognises the ...