Child Health

Hoddesdon Health Visiting Team

The Health Visitors and Community Nursery Nursing Team are based at Hoddesdon Health Centre and work with families with children under 5 years old. They can help support you with health and social issues which may arise during family life.

Telephone: 01992 474682

Weekly clinics they run (listed below)

  • Monday afternoon, Breast feeding clinic
  • Tuesday morning, Well Baby Clinic
  • Wednesday afternoon, Well baby Clinic

The Health Visitor always visits you after you have had a baby, and will invite you to bring your child to developmental assessments.

Some of the areas that the Health Visiting Team can offer support in are; new baby support, multiple birth support, postnatal depression, childhood obesity, child behavioural issues, eating problems, breast feeding.

Children's Social Care

Hertfordshire Coucil’s Children’s social care can assist with; reporting concerns about a child, adoption, fostering, young people in care and leaving care, special needs and children safeguarding.

Website: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

MOGO Listings

Local activities and events for young people.

Website: www.mogolistings.org

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses