More health visitors needed to hit government target

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

More than 1,800 health visitors must be recruited within 12 months in order for the government to achieve its five-year pledge to boost numbers within the profession, new figures show.

As of April this year there were 10,424 full-time health visitors in post across England. Picture: Alex Deverill
As of April this year there were 10,424 full-time health visitors in post across England. Picture: Alex Deverill

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