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School Nurses, Health Visitors and Family Nurse Partnership

Despite the coronavirus we are still here for you if you need us. Find out what we can do to support you here.

Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Health Visiting

This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to the service?

Referrals can be made by telephone, letter, birth notification, email or through the helpdesk. Parents or carers can make referrals by accessing the advice line for the relevant area.

GPs should contact the approrpiate team by calling the numbers provided on this page.

Types of patients regularly seen

The Health Visiting Service is a universal service with every child/family having access to a health visitor. Every family is provided with contact details of their health visitor's team base so they can contact them during normal working hours. The core business hours for accessing the health visiting service are Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

This service is available to all parents or carers of every child 0-5 years of age, whether they have been born or transferred into the county.

Clients are referred into the service by midwifery services, GPs, Children's Centre Services, local authorities, health care professionals, voluntary agencies and by self referral.

Service contacts information

  • The contact details for Care Professionals only are:
  • Shropshire
    Tel: 01743 730090
  • Telford and Wrekin
    Tel: 01952 309100
Next review due: 1 September 2020