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From Tuesday 1 February 2022, the Healthy Child Programme in Knowsley, which includes Health Visiting, Infant Feeding, School Nursing and the Enhancing Families Programme will be provided by Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (WCHC).

These services will be referred to as the 0-25 Health and Wellbeing Service in Knowsley.

The team visit you at home and in community venues such as health centres and children's centres, and work closely together with your GP, midwife, hospitals, schools and voluntary services.

From Tuesday 1 February 2022, the Healthy Child Programme in Knowsley, which includes Health Visiting, Infant Feeding, School Nursing and the Enhancing Families Programme will be provided by Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (WCHC).

The Trust has a dedicated children and young people’s website. From Tuesday 1 February parents, carers, and young people in Knowsley will be able to access a range of local and tailored support, information and advice, including videos and resources - ranging from baby packs and fussy eating to puberty support and vaccination schedules, as well as local online support groups.

These services will be referred to as the 0-25 Health and Wellbeing Service in Knowsley.

Before your baby is born you will be offered an antenatal visit by your health visitor.  This is usually between 28 to 34 weeks. This is a chance to meet and look at topics for a healthy pregnancy and caring for baby.

Parents, carers and young people in Knowsley will continue to see the same health professionals in their local communities and should not experience any disruption to the dedicated care and support they already receive, as a direct result of this transfer. 

 

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From Tuesday 1 February 2022, the Healthy Child Programme in Knowsley, which includes Health Visiting, Infant Feeding, School Nursing and the Enhancing Families Programme will be provided by Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (WCHC).

The Trust has a dedicated children and young people’s website. From Tuesday 1 February parents, carers, and young people in Knowsley will be able to access a range of local and tailored support, information and advice, including videos and resources - ranging from baby packs and fussy eating to puberty support and vaccination schedules, as well as local online support groups.

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