Health visitor role extended as part of £45m initiative

 The current statutory requirement is for health visitors to conduct five home visits in the first two-and-a-half years of a child’s life. 

Starting next month families in Blackpool will see the number of visits they get from health visitors rise from the statutory minimum of five to at least eight. It is the first time a town in England has committed to giving families more than the legal minimum of health visits.

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

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