Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service - Virgin Care
Find out more about how we’re supporting children like Alfie develop their communication skills through the use of technological devices.
We’re using our Feel the Difference fund to help an Essex-based charity encourage Maldon families to lead healthier lifestyles through growing their own food.
“Exemplary” Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service team answer the call to join COVID vaccination campaign
Colleagues from our Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service have been called-up to support the fight against COVID-19.
Essex Health Visitor, Jeanette: “Throughout this pandemic, we’re still here to support parents, children or those experiencing domestic hardships with their partner”
Health Visitor Jeannette Taylor is reminding parents and families that they are not alone and to contact our Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service if they need support.
Our Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners (CWPs) had a surprise virtual visit from their MP Vicky Ford – who announced they’d won the NHS Parliamentary Award for Excellence in Mental Health Care Award in the east of England.
Children’s play area in Basildon gets Virgin Care makeover after frolicking foxes decide it’s the only play in Essex
We are using the FTD grant to rebuild an outdoor children’s play area in Essex after foxes took a little bit too much of a liking to its toys during lockdown.
Our Essex children and families community service model should be adopted by others in a post-pandemic world, report shows
Health and social care providers across the UK should consider our Essex ‘Civic Health Model’ as part of their post Covid-19 response to combat health inequality and help break barriers to social mobility, a new report states.
Essex School Nurse Tracey Torrie wins Queen’s Nursing Institute award for helping vulnerable families during lockdown
School Nurse Tracey Torrie was awarded the prestigious Dora Roylance Memorial Prize during a special online ceremony on Wednesday 30th September for her work at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our online breastfeeding sessions have led to an increase in people using the service and even mums with babies just a few days old are able to log on and take part.
We implemented new technology to allow clinicians to continue to engage with patients, families and other service users during the pandemic.
At the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, Virgin Care and Barnardo’s joined forces with Provide to support the most vulnerable people across the county.
School children can access help and advice through our confidential text service during the summer holidays
Our school nurses are on hand to give young people help and advice on a range of issues via our confidential Chathealth texting service.