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Health Visiting - Northampton Central

Type of service:
Advice And Support
Address:
Eastern Avenue South, Kingsthorpe Medical Centre, Northampton, NN2 7JN
Telephone number:
01604 713823
Mobile number:
N/A
Email address:
N/A
Service description:
Countywide service to deliver the Healthy Child Programme Birth – 5 years via 11 locally based teams Health visiting teams provide health and development reviews for children at 10-14 days, 6-8 weeks, 8 months and 2.5 years. They also provide advice and support to parents to promote their child’s development and support the uptake of breastfeeding and routine childhood immunisations. Health Visiting teams also provide a key role, in conjunction with others, to safeguard children within the early years period.
Birth to 5 years. All children are offered the routine health and development reviews and parents are offered access to follow up advice and support.
Health Visiting teams would also provide follow up and referrals on for families where there are concerns regarding safeguarding children.
All new births are notified to the teams by the Child Health Admin Teams. Children who transfer into the area are notified to the teams by the GP practice.

Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 5 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Additional information:
N/A
Eligibility criteria:
None (no Criteria For Eligibility)
Referral route:
Self Referral
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