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 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.
|Onchan||Onchan Health Centre, Village Walk
||1:30pm to 3pm|
|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|
|Finch Hill Health Centre, Kensington Road||10am to 11.30am|
|Peel||Peel Group Practice, Albany Road||1.30pm to 2.30pm|
|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|
|Braddan||Palatine Surgery, Strang||9.30am to 10.30am|
+44 1624 642650
Health visitors can be contacted at the following places:
Palatine Health Center: +44 1624 642378
Castletown Health Centre: +44 1624 686941/+44 1624 686942
Peel Medical Centre: +44 1624 686972/ +44 1624 686973
Ramsey Dalmeny House: +44 1624 811840/ +44 1624 811842