Health visitor workforce plan ‘urgently needed’

An urgent workforce plan is needed to tackle dwindling health visitor numbers and consistently high vacancy rates, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said.

The LGA has offered to support government to develop a “properly resourced, integrated” strategy for the health visitor workforce. 

The LGA warned only a “properly resourced, integrated” strategy would help stem the “steady decline” in the number of health visitors over the past four years.

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