Scotland's health visiting capacity needs to be reviewed to ensure the 'ongoing sustainability' of the workforce, it has been claimed.
What does HV stand for?
HV stands for Health Visiting (nursing)
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We have 26 other meanings of HV in our Acronym Attic
- Habitual Violator (law enforcement)
- Hall Voltage
- Hand Valve
- Handelsvertreter (German: sales agent)
- Harmonic Vocoder
- Harper Valley
- Hash Value (programming)
- Hauptversammlung (German: General Meeting)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Most people in the UK have had their early years development supported by their local health visiting service.
The 44-year-old won the 'Best Newly Qualified' category of the 2012 NHS North East Health Visiting Awards.
Health visiting is an invaluable service providing vital assistance to mothers who have just had children.
Maternal and Child Nutrition will be targeted to a range of health professionals, including those in general practice, pediatrics, obstetrics, neonatology, midwifery, health visiting, dietetics and nutrition.
A health visitor instrumental in leading research into modern health visiting was recognised in the New Year Honours list last month.
All families who have recently used their local health visiting service can nominate their health visitor for the 'family award'.
The government has recently announced plans to improve health services for children and families, with a boost to the health visiting workforce in England of 4,200 extra health visiting nurses by 2015.