The health visiting service provides support and health advice to families with children from birth to five years.  Health Visitors are registered nurses who have undertaken additional training. The health visiting team based at Pangbourne Surgery cover all families registered at Pangbourne as well as families registered with other GPs living in Tilehurst (RG31) and Purley (RG8) who come under the umbrella of West Berkshire Council.

The health visiting service covers:-

  • Antenatal contact
  • New birth visits
  • Post natal groups will be offered to all families by invitation
  • 6-8 week review (including postnatal depression screening)
  • 9 month review developmental reviews
  • 2 year review developmental reviews
  • Additional support to be offered to under 5’s, as required e.g. behaviour, sleep, toileting, feeding and maternal health.

Contact details:-

Office Telephone:              0118 9842217 (answerphone available)

Duty HV Telephone:          01635 273626 (available 1.00pm-5.00pm Mon-Fri (answerphone available)

The team consists of:-

Helen Hastings                 Health Visitor

Kate Southall                    Health Visitor

Diane Bird                        Health Visitor/Community Practice Teacher

Becky Patton                    Community Staff Nurse

Sue Ayres                         Nursery Nurse

 

If you would like your baby weighed or advice regarding your child please attend any of these Well Baby Clinics:

 

Monday 9.30am to 11.00am Tilehurst & Area Children’s Centre, Downsway School, Warbeck Drive, Tilehurst, RG31 6FE

Tel: 0118  9413680

 Wednesday  2.00pm to 3.30pm East Downlands Children’s Centre, Pangbourne Primary School, Kennedy Drive, Pangbourne,

RG8 7LB

Tel: 0118 9845105

 Thursday 9.30am to 11.00am St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Avenue, Purley, RG8 8BJ