Government cuts are pushing England into a public health crisis, the Labour Party has claimed.
A group of health visitors and school nurses have received cognitive behaviour therapy as part of an innovative leadership project designed to combat feelings of self-doubt.
An NHS trust has been told to take urgent action to reduce risks to children and families, amid reports of its health visiting service being in “meltdown”.
Complaints against midwives in NHS secondary care services in England have risen more sharply than any other profession, new data reveals.
A specialist health visitor in Sussex has developed an innovative board game to help nurses and other professionals understand the importance of a good night’s sleep for children.
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers.
The upcoming NHS England 10-year plan will fail if health visitors continue to be sidelined from the system as a result of being solely commissioned by local councils, leaders have warned.
The UK’s first guidance has been launched on safeguarding to help nurses and other healthcare staff more effectively protect vulnerable adults.
Health visitors in North Yorkshire have received international recognition for their care for parents and their children.
Fears have been raised about the fate of public health provision in a county run by a beleaguered council in financial crisis.