Chapter 7. Health Visiting

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean2,
  2. Mary Saunders Head2 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager3
  1. Marion Frost Principal Lecturer

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch7

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Frost, M. (2009) Health Visiting, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 3

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • health visiting;
  • profession development;
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - registering for specialist community public health nurses;
  • sanitary inspectors influencing socio-economic environment of clients;
  • public health and health visiting –1970s onwards;
  • modernising role of health visitor – public health approach;
  • modernising nursing careers;
  • family nurse partnership programme;
  • challenges and opportunities for health visiting practice;
  • public health and health visiting practice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The development of the profession

  • Public health and health visiting – 1970s onwards

  • Modernising the role of the health visitor – a public health approach

  • Modernising nursing careers

  • The health visiting review 2007

  • Facing the future: the government response

  • Family nurse partnership programme

  • The updated CHPP (DH 2008)

  • Challenges and opportunities for health visiting practice

  • Public health and health visiting practice

  • The way forward

  • Conclusion

  • References