health visiting

Thurrock Health visiting

We offer support, information and advice to parents with children within the Thurrock area from the antenatal stage (pre-birth) to the age of 5 years old.

We offer the following universal services for children and parents:

  • Antenatal contact
  • New birth visit – 10-14 days old
  • 6-8 week visit
  • 8 months to 1 year developmental assessment
  • Between 2 – 2 ½ year developmental assessment

The health visiting team comprises: health visitors, community nursery nurses, and staff nurses.

Check our Facebook page for the latest health clinics timetable

Advice for parents

Off to the best start

 Off to the best start

Building a happy baby

Building a happy baby

Imminuisations

Immunizations

Caring for your baby at night

Caring for your baby at night

NELFT premature baby support group

Premature baby support group [pdf] 99KB ​​​​​​

Essex Health visiting services baby friendly accreditation

health visiting services accredited as
baby-friendly [pdf] 193KB

Meningitis

Meningitis

Starting solids

Starting solids

Lullaby Trust

Lullaby Trust: safer sleep

SEPSIS

 

SEPSIS

Contraception

 

Contraception

Thurrock sexual health services

Thurrock sexual health services

0300 303 9570

If you require support, help or advice we invite you to contact us on the details below.  Please ensure you contact your local health centre. Check our Facebook page for the latest health clinics timetable and advice on 'feeding and support'

Contact the service on 0300 300 1999

Follow us on social media

facebook@BrighterFuturesHealthyFamilies

Twitter@Bright8rFutures

Instagram@brighterfutureshealthyfamilies

Patient information

Referrals

Referrals will be accepted from parents/guardians, and professionals in healthcare, education and social care. Self-referrals will also be accepted. Please refer to the For clinicians page for more information.

Referral pathway for Health Visiting team - Referral form to be sent to secure email:

Melanie.osborne2@nhs.net