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About the Health Visitor Implementation Plan

The start of life is a crucial time for children and parents and health visitors can play a vital role. The Health Visitor Implementation Plan sets out what a good, well resourced health visiting service will mean for families, staff and for all who have a part to play. It includes:

  • information on why health visiting matters and on what the new healtGloria-Robinsonh visiting service will look like
  • a call to action to professionals, to service commissioners/providers, to higher education institutions, professional bodies and local partners
  • information on how this ambitious plan will be achieved by 2015
  • details of the supporting work programmes. These are:
    • growing the workforce
    • professional mobilisation
    • aligning delivery systems to ensure rapid progress.

More information can be found on the Department of Health website.