Health Visitor Led 0 - 11 Service

Health Visitor Led 0 - 11 Service

Health Visitor Led 0-11 Service

Health Visitors are qualified nurses with specialist training in the assessment of health and development of children and public health. We work with a team of skilled mixed staff to support parents.

This service has been extended to include children in primary school where there is an increased need for support due to complex health or social needs.

Our aim is to promote good health, prevent ill-health and encourage healthy behaviour to reduce inequalities.

Every child aged 0-5 years, and their families will have a named health visitor who can help and support parents through early years, undertaking home visits and drop in child health clinics. We work closely with parents, early year’s teams, children’s centres, hospital services, social care and many others providing advocacy and support when problems arise.

We work in partnership with other providers of children’s services within Hull City to protect children and young People and act in accordance with the local safeguarding boards’ guidance on safeguarding children.

Health Visitors visit new babies and their families at home. In addition to this you can expect a contact from your Health Visiting team at:

  • Antenatal contact: during your pregnancy when you will receive your RED BOOK & be able to discuss your expectations of becoming a parents as well as other key health topics
  • New birth visit: a home visit between 10-14 days following the birth of your baby, to review general physical & emotional wellbeing
  • Follow-up visit: when your baby is 6-8 weeks old to review general health and discuss any issues
  • 3-4 month visit: to discuss the introduction of solid foods into your baby's diet, and receive your free dental pack & feeder cup.
  • 7-12 month contact: to assess and discuss your child's health and development; including hearing, vision, dental health & safety, free dental pack included.
  • 2-2.5 year integrated contact: to assess and discuss your child's health and development; including language, behaviour, sleep & toilet training. This will be done in conjunction with your nursery. You will receive a free dental pack
  • 3-4 year contact: where you have concerns or your child needs a review. You may be contacted through your child’s nursery.

We will give you an ages & stages questionnaire to complete. This can help identify your child's strengths as well as where your child may need support, in important areas such as communication, physical activity, social and problem solving skills.

 We can offer advice on everyday childhood issues such as (click the hyperlinks to be directed to NHS Choices):

 We can help with complex issues such as:

We work alongside:

  • Children’s Centres
  • GP’s
  • Midwives
  • Specialist Health Practitioners (School Nursing Services)
  • Doula Services
  • Peer supporters
  • Other Partnership agencies (dependent on need)

In addition to this you can see us at your local Child Health Clinics

These are a drop-in service for families where children up until the age of 5 years can access their Health Visiting team.

These take place across the city and are available Monday to Friday.

Please see below for times, days and venues:

DAY

VENUE

TIME

MONDAY

Acorns Children’s Centre

13.30 – 15.30

MONDAY

Fenchurch Children’s Centre

13.00 – 15.00

TUESDAY

Morrill Street Health Centre

09.30 – 11.30

TUESDAY

Bransholme Health Centre

09.30 – 11.30

TUESDAY

Priory Children’s Centre

10.00 – 12.00

TUESDAY

Elliott Chappell Health Centre

13.00 – 15.00

WEDNESDAY

Marfleet Children’s Centre

13.30 – 15.30

THURSDAY

Orchard Park Health Centre

09.30 – 11.30

FRIDAY

Kingswood House

09.30 – 11.30

FRIDAY

Newington Health Centre

10.00 – 12.00


The Administration Team that supports the Hull citywide Health Visiting teams (formerly East, North & West localities) are based at:

Contact and Availability

Highlands Health Centre
Lothian Way
North Bransholme
Hull
HU7 5DD

Contact details:

Telephone:       01482 336634
Fax Number:    01482 336919

Generic Email:  Hull.cypcommunityservices@nhs.net