What is a health visitor?
A health visitor is a qualified nurse or midwife who has undertaken further training and qualifications in child health, health promotion and public health.
What is a health visitor's role?
Health visitors work with families using a plan of care developed together to give all children the best possible start in life. As part of the plan families and health visitors may work closely with other healthcare professionals including: midwives, GPs, hospital staff, children's centres and social care.
Changes to Health Visiting in North Somerset
Health Visiting services are now provided by Sirona
If you have a query relating to the care you received up until 31 March 2020 please contact Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
If you have a query about the community care you are currently receiving please contact the following organisations:
- Paediatric Diabetes – University Hospitals Bristol Patient Support and Complaints team
- Continuing / Funded Healthcare – Bristol, North Somerset South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
- For all other community healthcare, including Partner2Care, please contact Sirona care & health’s Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Telephone: 0300 124 5400 or email: email@example.com