Newcastle Hospitals Community Health

Health Visiting and School Health

Baby and childrenWe work with families to support children and young people's development, providing additional support, or information to help people find more support, when it is needed.

Every child and young person in education has a named Health Visitor or School Health Advisor who provides this support. 


Support from 0 to 19 years old

We aim to provide a health support service for children, young people and their families in all areas of their lives. 

The services we provide are for children and young people from age 0 to 19. They include:

Birth

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19 years old

New birth visit - 10 to 14 days

Six week visits
Three to four month contact at home/clinic
9 to 12 month contact at home/clinic
Parent ‘drop in’
Immunisation in Schools

Confidential service

We provide a confidential service. This means that any child, young person, parent or carer can discuss their personal information with us in confidence, and we will not discuss this with anyone else without their permission. 

However, we must share information if we believe someone may be at risk of significant harm.

Additional information

When are we available?

Our 0 to 19 services are available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm, including school holidays.

Contact us

You can contact us at:

  • Geoffrey Rhodes Centre, Byker
  • Tel: 0191 282 3411, fax: 0191 224 0319

You can also contact us or refer yourself to our service through your family doctor or your child's school

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