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Health VisitorsĀ are still here for you and your family during COVID-19

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Our Health Visiting Teams are still here for you and your family during these unusual times.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to adapt the way we deliver services to ensure our families and staff are safe.

For many families, the way you access our Health Visiting services has been very different over the last 6 months.

Our teams have worked really hard to ensure our services are delivered in line with government recommendations so we can safely meet the needs of children and families in Worcestershire.

Some of our services are now delivered online while we have had to pause our face-face parenting groups and clinics.

In response to these changes, we have introduced new virtual groups and support sessions, including a variety of free parenting sessions, breastfeeding support groups and HENRY groups (healthy eating sessions) which can be accessed from home via video call.

Our Family Hubs have also reopened for the collection of free vitamins and we have introduced an appointment based system for our Child Health clinics.

The Health Visiting Service Telephone Advice service is available for those people with children under 5 years, who need advice on issues such as feeding, behaviour or constipation, contact our telephone advisory service.

The service is available Monday – Friday via 0300 123 9551

If you would like more information on any of the above services; our parenting groups, childcare or free vitamins, please visit our website or contact your local Family Hub where a Starting Well team member will be able to help you.

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