Don’t worry if you missed yesterday’s iHV Insights webinar on “Parental awareness of respiratory illness in babies and children”, as the recording and resources are now available.

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The VSCE-funded iHV Respiratory Project has now successfully delivered 4 webinars, all of which are available to watch again on the iHV website on our new iHV Respiratory Illness page – this iHV Insights event was the fourth session in the series. Thanks to the funding, all resources (including all the webinars) on the Respiratory Illnesses webpage are open access.

This VSCE HW funded project aimed to share key information and resources on respiratory illnesses in under 3s – with a focus on fever, breathing difficulties and wheeze, croup, and bronchiolitis/RSV and supporting HVs in their role working with families. This includes ensuring the promotion of and access to resources already in use including the Healthier Together website and iHV Parent Tips on fever and breathing difficulties and wheeze.

Yesterday, we were joined by a fabulous panel of experts who were able to provide an update on the evidence and lots of helpful tips on supporting families with raising awareness of respiratory illness in babies and children.

Our expert panel of speakers:

  • Dr Ben Hughes on the EPNS4 Surge e-learning course which focuses on care and support at home
  • Eluned Hughes and Erika Radford, The British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK on their helplines

Webinar resources

As well as the webinar resources being available on our new iHV Respiratory Illness webpage, they are also available for iHV members to access via the iHV Insights webpage – together with their iHV Insights Record of Attendance/Reflection template to download and complete.

So, if you are already a member head over to our iHV Insights page now to download your record of attendance and check out all our previous iHV Insights. Or join us today and gain access to future iHV Insights webinars, as well as the recordings of past sessions.


 

Don’t worry if you missed last week’s iHV Insights webinar on “Inspiring excellence in breastfeeding support – the health visitor role, as the recording and resources are now available for our members.

 

Our iHV Insights webinars are available to iHV Members only, just one of the many perks of being part of the iHV.

On 28 October, we were joined by a fabulous panel of experts who were able to provide an update on the evidence and lots of helpful tips on supporting families with breastfeeding.

Our expert panel of speakers:

  • Alison Spiro – Independent breastfeeding advisor Honorary Lecturer, Brunel University – Building parental self-efficacy in breastfeeding
  • Gail Barker – Health Visitor Professional Lead for Devon Public Health Nursing – Infant Feeding. A wider public health approach needed
  • Phil – A dad’s perspective of breastfeeding (interview with Gail Barker)

As with all our iHV Insights webinars, resources are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event.

So, if you are already a member head over to our iHV Insights page now and check out our latest iHV Insights Or join us today and gain access to future iHV Insights webinars, as well as the recordings of past sessions.

We hope this library of iHV Insights will provide a valuable “bite-sized” CPD resource for all members to use as part of your ongoing learning and revalidation.


iHV Insights* – Dates for your 2022 Diary

  • 20 January 2022 15:30 – 16:30
  • 17 February 2022  15:30 – 16:30
  • 24 March 2022 15:30 – 16:30

* Our iHV Insights are regularly scheduled. Whilst we’d like to publish topics in advance, we will confirm those closer to the time to ensure that they are the topics that are current. When booking your member place via Eventbrite – don’t forget you’ll need your membership number as the access code.

Calling all iHV members – if you missed our iHV Insights webinar on “Raising awareness of the importance of fathers and partners” held last week (Thursday 19  August), 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.

Last Thursday, we were joined by our fabulous panel of speakers:

  • Maggie Fisher, Professional Development Officer, Institute of Health Visiting
  • Kieran Anders, Operations Manager, Dad Matters UK
  • Cara White and Karen Hughes, SCPHN Students, University of Greenwich

Click on the link below to catch up on iHV Insights Raising awareness of the importance of fathers and partners, as well as previous iHV Insights sessions:

Next iHV Insights

Date for your diary – iHV Insights webinar: “Breastfeeding” – 28 October 2021.

Further details,  including speakers and how to book, coming soon!

 

Did you miss yesterday’s iHV Insights webinar on “Bereavement, the NBCP & Health Visiting” that was held yesterday (25 February 2021)? As an iHV member you can catch up on the event by accessing the resources on our website.

Yesterday, we were joined by a fabulous panel of experts who were able to provide an update on the evidence and lots of helpful tips on supporting families experiencing bereavement and information on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP).

Our expert panel of speakers:

  • Marc Harder, Project Lead, National Bereavement Care Pathway Sands
  • Clare Worgan, Training & Learning Resources Manager Sands
  • Jo Carroll, HV & National Lead, CONI Programme Lullaby Trust

The great news is that all the iHV Insights webinars are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event.

Click here to catch up on our highly popular member only iHV Insights sessions so far – remember to login to the website to access them!

 


Bookings open for next iHV Insights

 

Bookings are now open for our next iHV Insights: “Working with children with autism – resources to support your practice“, taking place on Thursday 18 March 15:30 to 16:30.

We will announce our panel of expert speakers soon.

If you are not an iHV member, join us today to book your place at these highly popular events and gain access to these and many other resources, as well as many other member benefits.

Our highly popular iHV Insights webinar programme continues with our next event for iHV members taking place on Thursday 25 February 2021, 3:30 to 4:30pm.

This will cover the topic of: “Child bereavement, the NBCP & Health Visiting”.

This iHV Insights will focus on the health visiting skills and role to support baby loss and child bereavement in families. iHV is pleased to be one of the partners on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) programme.


We are delighted to be joined by:

  • Marc Harder – Project Lead, Sands – Using the NBCP in HV practice
  • Clare Worgan – Training & Learning Resources Manager – Sands
  • Jo Carroll – HV & National Lead, CONI Programme – Lullaby Trust
  • Both Clare and Jo  will share perspectives on the skills needed to support bereaved parents in practice

The webinar will also be recorded and will be available to iHV members on our website after the event, together with a FAQ sheet should we have a high number of questions.

Please join us.

How to book for iHV members

Go to our EventBrite booking page and please use your iHV membership number as your access code. If you have any problems or enquiries please email [email protected] and we will be happy to help.

Once you have submitted your details, you will be able to select your ticket and proceed to checkout – please note that this webinar is free to iHV members.

Not an iHV member?

Previous iHV Insights

The great news is that all the iHV Insights webinars are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event, as well as joining the live session. As a member you can access all of our previous iHV Insights webinars with their supported resources that includes topics on: managing childhood illnesses; domestic violence and abuse; health visiting during a pandemic; and improving support for children with parents who are dependent on alcohol.

Click here and login to catch up on our previous iHV Insights.

 

 

Our 6th iHV Insights webinar for iHV members takes place on Thursday 28 January 2021 3:30 to 4:30pm.

In support of #DryJanuary, this iHV Insights will cover the topic of: “Improving support for children with parents who are dependent on alcohol”. The consequences of growing up in a household where a parent is dependent on alcohol can be long lasting if left unaddressed. This session will provide an overview of the current evidence, as well as practical tips on ways that health visitors can improve the early identification and support for these children and families.

We are pleased to announce that our expert panel of speakers includes:

  • Patrick Myers, Senior Ambassador, Reducing Parental Conflict Team, Department for Work & Pensions
  • Dr Jo Lacey PhD FiHV, Subject expert in reducing alcohol harm and the delivery of alcohol brief interventions
  • Annie Clarke, HIA Specialist Health Visitor- Substance Misuse, Division for Children’s Services, Diagnostics & Outpatients, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The webinar will also be recorded and will be available to iHV members on our website after the event, together with a FAQ sheet should we have a high number of questions.

Please join us.

How to book for iHV members

Go to our EventBrite booking page and please use your iHV membership number as your access code. If you have any problems or enquiries please email [email protected] and we will be happy to help.

Once you have submitted your details, you will be able to select your ticket and proceed to checkout – please note that this webinar is free to iHV members.

Previous iHV Insights

The great news is that recordings of all the iHV Insights webinars are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event.

Click here to catch up on our 5 fabulous iHV Insights sessions so far.

Our 5th iHV Insights webinar for iHV members takes place on Thursday 29 October 3:30 to 4:30pm.

This will cover the topic of: “Supporting smoke-free families”.

We are pleased to announce that our expert panel of speakers includes:

  • Martyn Willmore, Tobacco Control Senior Programme Manager, Health Improvement: Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco and Justice Division, Public Health England
  • Hilary Wareing, Director, Improving Performance in Practice (iPiP)

The webinar will also be recorded and will be available to iHV members on our website after the event, together with a FAQ sheet should we have a high number of questions.

Please join us.

How to book for iHV members

Go to our EventBrite booking page and please use your iHV membership number as your access code. If you have any problems or enquiries please email [email protected] and we will be happy to help.

Once you have submitted your details, you will be able to select your ticket and proceed to checkout – please note that this webinar is free to iHV members.

Previous iHV Insights

The great news is that recordings of all the iHV Insights webinars are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event.

Click here to catch up on our 4 fabulous iHV Insights sessions so far:

  • 21 May 2020 – COVID-19 in children and managing minor childhood illnesses
  • 18 June 2020 – Domestic Violence and Abuse: Keeping victims and children safe during a pandemic
  • 16 July 2020 – Health visiting during a pandemic and beyond
  • 20 August 2020 – Training as a health visitor during a pandemic

Our 4th iHV Insights webinar takes place on Thursday 20 August 3.30 to 4.30 pm.

This will cover the topic of: “Training as a Health Visitor during a pandemic”.

 

We are pleased to announce that our expert panel of speakers includes:

  • Joanne Seal, Leader UWE, Chair of United Kingdom Standing Conference on SCPHN. Title: The Changing Educational Context in SCPHN Education during a Pandemic
  • Ekaete George, Senior Practice Teacher and Practice Development Lead, Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust. Title: Maximising the SCPHN learning experience during 2020
  • Heena Fountain, Student Health Visitor, Central and North West London Foundation Trust. Title: Frontline health visiting during the Covid19 pandemic – A student’s perspective
  • Charlotte Grant, Student Health Visitor, Sutton Health and Care. Title: The Unexpected Module: how to train as a health visitor during a public health pandemic and why it’s important to prioritise yourself during the pandemic
  • Maggie Fisher, Professional Development Officer, Institute of Health Visiting. Title: Top tips for looking after yourself in practice

The webinar will also be recorded and will be available to iHV members on our website after the event, together with a FAQ sheet should we have a high number of questions.

Please join us.

How to book for iHV members

Go to our EventBrite booking page and please use your iHV membership number as your access code. If you have any problems or enquiries please email [email protected] and we will be happy to help.

Once you have submitted your details, you will be able to select your ticket and proceed to checkout – please note that this webinar is free to iHV members.

Previous iHV Insights

The great news is that recordings of all the iHV Insights webinars are available for iHV members to access as a free member benefit after the event.

Click here to catch up on our 3 fabulous iHV Insights sessions so far:

  • 21 May 2020 – COVID-19 in children and managing minor childhood illnesses
  • 18 June 2020 – Domestic Violence and Abuse: Keeping victims and children safe during a pandemic
  • 16 July 2020 – Health visiting during a pandemic and beyond

Calling all iHV members – did you miss our iHV Insights webinar on “Health visiting during a pandemic and beyondheld last week (Thursday 16 July)?

Not to 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 16 July, we were joined by a fabulous panel of experts who were able to provide a focus particularly on ensuring the needs of vulnerable children are met and practical ways to improve virtual contacts during COVID-19 and beyond.

Our expert panel of speakers included:

  • Professor Viv Bennett CBE, Chief Nurse and Director Maternity and Early Years, Public Health England
  • Dr Rosemary Singh, Specialist CAMHS Practitioner EPEC and Family Partnership Programmes / Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Parent and Child Support
  • Gail Barker, Infant Feeding Coordinator, Devon Public Health Nursing

Click here to catch up on iHV Insights Health visiting during a pandemic and beyond, as well as previous iHV Insights sessions:

If you are unable to join the live event, after the event, iHV members can access:

  • Recording of the live iHV Insights webinar
  • Pdf of webinar slides
  • Responses to the Q&A session – key themes to unanswered questions provided by our expert panel (we aim to publish these within 1 week of the event)
  • Record of Attendance/ Reflection template for you to download and complete for each iHV Insights attended

Next iHV Insights

Date for your diary – iHV Insights webinar: “Training as a health visitor during a pandemic” – 15:30-16:30 20 August.

Further details,  including how to book, coming soon!

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.