A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
The Public Health Nursing Team work to improve health with all age groups, especially for families with children under five years of age. The school nurses monitor the health of school children and provide health education and advice in schools.
The Public Health Nursing Team are based at the Early Years Centre, Borough Road, Torrington. They can be contacted on 01805 628000.
A Child Health Clinic is held every Wednesday morning from 09:30 to 11:30 at the Early Years Centre, Borough Road Torrington. Ring 01805 628000 for more information.