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Service Name: HEALTH VISITORS

All pre-school children have a Health Visitor

The Health Visiting team aims to provide support to families with babies and young children. Health Visitors are members of the primary health care team but also work in partnership with other agencies such as education, social work and police.

The Health Visiting team provides:

  • Home visits

  • Facilitated groups

  • Assessment

  • Support

  • Health promotion

  • Health education

  • Information about local services

  • Liaison and referral to other agencies

Role and qualifications of a Health Visitor

A Health Visitor is a qualified nurse who has undertaken further training in order to work as a member of the primary health care team. The role of the Health Visitor is about the promotion of health and the prevention of illness. Please contact your Health Visitor if you require advice relating to any of the following:

  • Antenatal support

  • Breast feeding support

  • Baby massage

  • Post natal depression

  • Infant and child nutrition

  • Immunisation

  • Development

  • Child protection

  • Child sleep problems

  • Behaviour management

  • Home safety and accident prevention

  • Support for children with special care needs

  • Sexual health and contraceptive advice

  • Healthy lifestyle advice

  • Local community groups

Local Health Centres with Health attached Visitors:

Central locality West locality East locality

BLACKBURN:
Health Centre,
Ash Grove,
Blackburn,
EH47 7LL.
Tel. 01506 654965
 

WHITBURN:
Health Centre,
Weavers Lane,
Whitburn,
EH47 0SD.
Tel. 01501 740719

BROXBURN:
Strathbrock Partnership Centre,
198a West Main Street
Broxburn,
EH52 5LH.
Tel. 01506 771871

     

CARMONDEAN:
Health Centre,
Carmondean,
Livingston,
EH54 8PY.
Tel. 08444 773 186
 

FAULDHOUSE:
Breich Valley Medical Practice,
Fauldhouse Partnership Centre,
Langwood Road,
Fauldhouse,
EH47 9JD
Tel. 01501 773046

WINCHBURGH:
Health Centre,
Niddry Road,
Winchburgh,
EH52 6RX.
Tel. 01506 891078

     

DEDRIDGE:
Health Centre,
Nigel Rise,
Livingston,
EH54 6QQ.
Tel. 01506 414586
 

STONEYBURN:
Health Centre,
Main Street,
Stoneyburn,
EH47 8BY.
Tel. 01501 762542

LINLITHGOW:
Health Centre,
High Street,
Linlithgow,
EH49 7ER.
Tel. 01506 670044

     

HOWDEN:
Health Centre,
Howden Road West,
Livingston,
EH54 6TP.
Tel. 01506 423800
 

BATHGATE:
Primary Care Centre,
Whitburn Road,
Bathgate,
EH48 2SS.
Tel. 01506 630771 or 630772

EAST CALDER:
Health Centre,
Main Street,
East Calder,
EH53 0EW.
Tel. 01506 880582

     

WEST CALDER:
Health Centre,
65 West End,
West Calder,
EH55 8DT
Tel. 01506 874301
 

ARMADALE:
The Clinic,
North Street,
Armadale,
EH48 3QB.
Tel. 01501 730339

CRAIGSHILL:
Health Centre,
The Mall,
Craigshill,
Livingston,
EH54 5DY.
Tel. 01506 432621

     

MURIESTON:
Health Centre,
Hamilton Square,
Murieston,
Livingston,
EH54 9BD.
Tel. 01506 463347
 

BLACKRIDGE:
Health Centre,
Fleming Place,
Blackridge,
EH48 3SS
Tel. 01501 751238