Gov.im uses cookies to make the site simpler. Find out more about cookies

Health visiting

Children and families health visiting

Health visitors are qualified registered nurses with additional qualifications in child and family health.

The Heath Visiting service is health focussed and able to respond flexibly to a range of child and family health needs within the community. Each family has their own named health visitor.

The health visiting team comprises health visitors, registered nurses and community nursery nurses.

Universal skills include:Health visiting

  • Health promotion
  • Screening and health surveillance
  • Health advice/information
  • Listening skills
  • Empowerment and partnership working
  • Assessment and influencing policies

Child health clinics

These are held weekly at various venues across the Island and provide parents/carers with an opportunity to discuss health and development issues, for example, infant feeding, growth, sleep routines etc.

Clinic
AddressTime
Monday
Onchan Onchan Health Centre, Village Walk
1:30pm to 3pm
Tuesday
Anagh Coar
Snaefell Surgery, Cushag Road 9.30am to 10.30am
Castletown Castletown Medical Centre, Sandfield 2pm to 4pm
Douglas Kensington Health Centre, Westmoreland Road 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Ramsey Dalmeny, Cumberland Road 1pm to 2pm
Wednesday
Douglas
Finch Hill Health Centre, Kensington Road 10am to 11.30am
Peel Peel Group Practice, Albany Road 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Thursday
Jurby Jurby Health Centre, Jurby West Industrial Estate 10am to 11am
Douglas Promenade Medical Centre, Level 2, Chester Street Car Park 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Friday
Braddan Palatine Surgery, Strang 9.30am to 10.30am

Contact details

Health Visiting Admin Office

Telephone:+44 1624 642650

Health visitors can be contacted at the following places:

Douglas 
Palatine Health Center: +44 1624 642378

South
Castletown Health Centre: +44 1624 686941/+44 1624 686942

West
Peel Medical Centre: +44 1624 686972/ +44 1624 686973

North 
Ramsey Dalmeny House: +44 1624 811840/ +44 1624 811842

Useful Information

http://fatherhoodinstitute.org/

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/

https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/

https://www.laleche.org.uk/

https://www.bestbeginnings.org.uk

http://firststepsnutrition.org/

https://www.infantandtoddlerforum.org/

http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications/birth-five

http://readysteadymums.org/

Did you find what you were looking for?
Back to top