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:
- 10-14 days visit after your baby's birth
- Advice Line
- Child health drop-ins
- Breastfeeding and infant feeding (including breastfeeding support groups)
- Safety advice
- Online guides for understanding your baby and child
- 6-8 week health review for mother and baby
- 10-12 month health review
- 2 year review (at 27 months)
- Speech, language and communication development
Please visit the emotional wellbeing and mental health page to read about the support available for you.
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:
- Surrey Domestic Abuse Helpline on 01483 776 822 (9am to 9pm, 7 days a week)
- Surrey-wide 0-19 Advice Line on 01883 340 922 (8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays) to contact the Health Visiting team
- Your GP
In an emergency, call 999.
Visit the Healthy Surrey website for advice, advocacy, practical help and support.