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Health Visitors: Children

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 71426, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of health visitors in England to deliver the Healthy Child Programme.

Answered on

19 November 2021

No recent assessment has been made. The Healthy Child Programme should be led by health visitors alongside a range of delivery partners. It is the responsibility of local authorities, with their provider, to determine service requirements based upon local needs.