Health Visitors

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Provides a home visiting and community-based service to support children and families in promoting health and well-being. Universal prevention and intervention service that provides advice, support and guidance in caring for children aged 0–5 years and offering:

  • Breastfeeding, weaning and healthy eating
  • Monitoring child’s growth and development, speech and language
  • Emotional health and wellbeing, including postnatal depression
  • Behaviour difficulties, including sleeping, eating, potty training, temper tantrums and teething
  • Safety in the home
  • Minor illness management
  • Immunisations
  • Domestic violence, addressing conflicts within the family and giving information and support
  • Information and signposting to local support networks

All Camden GP practices have a named liaision health visitor who will attend practice meetings. Health visiting teams are split into 5 locality teams, based primarily at Gospel Oak, Belsize Priory and Hunter Street Health Centres.


How to refer

Letter

This form can be sent by: Email

Please send referral letter by email.

e: camden.dutyhv@nhs.net

Self-referral

Families can contact the service by email or telephone.


t: 020 3317 3032

e: camden.dutyhv@nhs.net


General Contact Details

t: 020 3317 3032

e: cathy.pajak@nhs.net

w: https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/service/camdens-health-visiting-and-family-support-service/