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Health Visiting

The Health Visiting team supports you and your family from the birth of your baby up until your child goes to school. The School Nursing team supports you and your family from when your child starts school up until they are 19 years old.  

Visit the pages and links below for advice, tips and information:

Our virtual breastfeeding support group takes place every Friday from 10.00am to 11.00am. Please join through this Microsoft Teams link.

For breastfeeding tips, advice and information, including finding your local breastfeeding support group, please visit the Breastfeeding and infant feeding page

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The Surrey-wide 0-19 Advice Line on 01883 340 922 is available from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) and provides support on all aspects of child health, development and parenting.

Please visit the emotional wellbeing and mental health page to read about the support available for you.

You can watch our video about how the Health Visiting team can support you on the Children and Family Health Surrey YouTube channel.

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You can also watch a video about how health visitors support families on the Institute of Health Visiting website

Health visitors are registered nurses who have completed additional specialist training in public health.

They work in partnership with general practitioners (GPs), midwives, nurseries, schools, and voluntary organisations.

The team also supports families where there are additional health, emotional or social needs and work closely with Surrey Safeguarding Children’s Board to help protect children across Surrey.

You will be contacted by the Health Visiting team before and after the birth of your baby.

Do you know why Vitamin D supplements are important for you and your child?

Please read more on our Vitamin D page where you can also find information about the Healthy Start Scheme.

If you and/or your children are scared, frightened, being controlled or hurt by someone you know or live with please contact:

In an emergency, call 999.

Visit the Healthy Surrey website for advice, advocacy, practical help and support.

The Health Visiting team will tell you about the support available for you in your local community including: