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Redbridge Universal Health Visiting Service (0-5 years) | Redbridge NELFT

What is this service?

The Redbridge Universal Health Visiting Service (0-5 years) is responsible for delivering cost effective public health programmes and interventions to improve health outcomes for all parents, children, young people and their families.

The teams work with local communities, the whole family, and individual children in different seetings e.g homes, children’s centres, schools and GP surgeries.

  • Health Visitors lead and deliver the healthy child programme for 0-5 years olds, offering support to all families in pregnancy up to when the child is five
  • Health Visitors  work with closely with other health services incuding schools to ensure that the child’s needs are met
  • They are skilled in identifying health problems or concerns early and ensure early support is provided

They work in partnership with families and others  to ensure that they meet their full potential

0 to 5 years are seen at home, clinics, nurseries and mainstream schools

The 0-5 Healthy Child Programmes includes:

New Birth Contact

Aimed at: All families with a newborn baby will receive a visit from Health Visitor between Day10-14.
Age Range: Newborn Babies


1 year Developmental Review

This review is done by the Community Nurssery Nurses or Health Visitors

Aimed at: All children aged 1 year who reside in Redbridge
Age range: 1 year olds


2-2 ½ Year Developmental Review

This review which is done Community Nursery Nurses  and Health Visitors

Aimed at: This is currently being offered as a targeted service offer
Age range: 2-2 ½ year olds


Healthy Child Clinics

Families can attend these clinics obtain support or advice about their children or themselves. Self referral, Midwives, GP’s and other services. Health Visitors, Community Nursery Nurses are present at these clinics for advice and support.

Aimed at: All families that reside in Redbridge
Age range: 0 to 5+


Health Visitor Duty Line

Service runs from Monday to Friday 9.15am to 1.15pm. Support with various issues e.g Feeding, Sleep, Health and Development,minor illness, appointments and sign posting

Aimed at: All families that reside in Redbridge
Age range: 0 to 5+


Advice and support

Support on various health issues e.g speech, development, nutrition etc.

Aimed at: All families that reside in Redbridge
Age range: 0 to 5+


The Health Visiting Teams can be contacted at one of the following from Mondays to Fridays 9.00-5.00pm.

  • Bernard House: 020 8822 4155
  • Albert Team: 0300 555 1201 Ext: 4518/4516
  • Loxford Polyclinic: 020 822 3838
  • Madeira Grove Clinic: 020 8822 3621
  • Newbrook Team: 020 8822 3911/3952
  • Seven Kings Health Centre: 020 8822 3688
  • South Woodford Health Team: 020 8822 3292
  • Wanstead Place Clinic: 020 8926 5329

 All clinics are subject to change due to capacity and staff changes.

Who to contact


Where to go


How to contact the service: Healthy Child Clinics are held at various Health Centres and Children’s Centres.

When is it on?

Monday to Friday - 9.00 to 5.00pm

Other Details

Under 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Referral needed?
Referral Details

How to access the service: To access the service families can contact the service directly or request other agencies to contact the service directly.


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This information is intended solely for the use of practitioners within the children and young people's workforce in Redbridge. Please do not share information within this section with others.
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