Now we learn there are scores of vacancies across Scotland among the health visitor
Miriam, a health visitor
with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board who is based in Bethesda, said she was humbled to think the families had put her name forward for the accolade.
Optimistically speaking, the advent of local authority commissioning should create a solidified workforce with colleagues in public health and community development making BCC projects appear more manageable to a health visitor
who has ideas to implement, but little time to spare.
Ms Gilroy, who had an extensive career both as a children's nurse and a health visitor
, now supports the education of future health visitors
in her role at Northumbria.
If you'd like to talk to a health visitor
Monday to Friday between 5pm and 8pm call 030 330 9588.
One such role is that of a health visitor
who, through their important work supporting families and children, can make a difference to parents and children alike.
Midwives will continue to provide antenatal care and the earlier health visitor
engagement will complement that service.
THE NHS plans to hire hundreds of health visitors
from Denmark to avert a crisis.
The judges described her as "a truly exceptional newly qualified health visitor
, who is working as part of a dynamic and noteworthy team".
Julia said: "Every family with children under five has a named health visitor
and our role is to offer support to families during pregnancy, birth and the pre-school years.
MORE than 50 student health visitors
have been recruited this year to offer more support to mums and babies in Coventry and Warwickshire.
One member of the team in Hartlepool is student health visitor
Tracey Ray, 44, from Middlesbrough.