Health Visiting

Health Visiting photoThe service is provided to families/carers with children aged 0-5 years of age registered with GPs in Cambridgeshire and is delivered on both an individualised basis and as a group approach through clinics, working in GP surgeries and other settings.
The aim of this service is to deliver the following through the Healthy Child Programme which includes:

  • antenatal contact 
  • new birth visit within 14 days 
  • 6-8 weeks
  • 1 year assessment
  • 2-3 year assessment
  • universal health promotion 
  • on referral, more progressive packages of care

This service contributes towards:

  • parenting to include establishing sleep routines and behaviour boundaries 
  • parental health e.g. where to access health advice 
  • breast feeding and nutrition advice 
  • child development advice 
  • safeguarding e.g. recognition of indicators of child abuse and vulnerability (including acting on, referring and working with families).

Services are provided in a variety of settings including:

  •  the client’s own home
  • GP surgeries
  • community buildings
  • hospital facilities
  • clinics
  • children’s centres
  • playgroups and nurseries

There is an open access referral system in place with no exclusions.

Click here for Patient Information Leaflets


East Cambs and Fenland

Team Manager
Bekkie Cochrane
07866 102224

Team Manager
Georgina Guest
07580 409335


0-19 Area Manager
Team Manager
Kim Chenery
07940 238638

0-19 HCP Team Manager
Jo Smith
07870 989783

0-19 HCP Team Manager
Danielle Black
07814 639031

Cambridge City & South

0-19 HCP Area Manager
Sophie Pratt

07580 625441

0-19 HCP Team Manager
Sally Baker
07983 344180

0-19 HCP Team Manager
Deborah Cowling
07966 931446

or ring your local GP’s surgery and the receptionist will be able to put you through to the Health Visitors

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