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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 information on any health issues, for example, infant feeding, growth and development etc.

Onchan Onchan Health Centre, Village Walk 1:30pm to 3pm
Anagh Coar
Snaefell Surgery 9.30am to 10.30am
Castletown Medical Centre 2pm to 4pm
Douglas Kensington Health Centre 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Ramsey Dalmeny, Cumberland Road 1pm to 2pm
Finch Hill Health Centre 10am to 11.30am
Peel Peel Group Practice, Child Health Clinic Room 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Jurby Jurby Health Centre 10am to 11am
Douglas Loch Prom, Level 2, Chester Street Car Park 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Braddan Palatine Surgery 9.30am to 10.30am

Contact details

Health Visiting

Telephone:+44 1624 686073

Health visitors can be contacted at the following places:

Laxey Clinic +44 1624 656030 / 686964
Hailwood Medical Centre +44 1624 686948 / 686947
Palatine Surgery +44 1624 642376 / 642644
Promenade Medical Centre +44 1624 686977
Peel Medical Centre +44 1624 686972 / 686973
Castletown Health Centre +44 1624 686940 / 686941 / 686942
Snaefell Surgery +44 1624 686962
Kensington +44 1624 642377 / 642378
Ramsey +44 1624 811840
Finch Hill +44 1624 656054
Jurby Health Centre +44 1624 811840
Health Visitor Admin Office +441624 642650

Useful Information

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