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0 to 19yr Lifecourse - A Timeline: Making the Vital Visible

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One of our ambitions for healthcare public health is to make the ‘vital visible’.  This means being able to show the amazing work that health care professionals are doing to prevent illness, protect health and promote wellbeing and resilience. So have a look at our new timeline for the improving health outcomes for all our children and young through healthy child programme working with children young people and families from 0-19 to ensure children and young people get the best start in life. As well as demonstrating when and how professionals offer interventions and support at critical points in a child's development we hope this timeline offers an insight into the opportunities that are available with locally led leadership for the commissioning of public health children and young people's services, such as joining up the 0-5 and 5-19 Healthy Child Programmes to help deliver a better life course experience and better integrated services where families need ongoing multi professional input.

Link to timelineTimeline 0 to 19 Lifecourse

You can also access as separate A4 sections for ease of printing.

Link to printable versionTimeline 0 to 19 lifecourse A4 Pages

During the week we'll also be making available versions for key stages with links to some related resources.

Today (Friday, 2nd Oct) we  make available the 10-19yr stage. At the bottom of the timeline you will find hyperlinks to a number of related resources. This is not an exhaustive list and you can find lots of other helpful material on the websites of the Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Midwifery, Institute of Health Visiting, CPHVA, Best Beginnings, Family Nurse Partnership and many more.

Link to 0-5yr resource timelineInfographics_0-5 docx NB Plus hyperlinks final (2)

Link to 5-10yr resource timeline:Infographics_5-10 docx NB with hyperlinks final

Link to 10-19yr resource timeline: Infographics_11-19 with hyperlink final

Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England

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  1. Comment by S Rushton posted on

    I don't think this represents the role of the health visitor very much, what about our role in immunisations, vulnerable families, working with children with extra needs and their families, safeguarding, looked after children, domestic violence, drug/alcohol misuse etc???

  2. Comment by Viv Bennett posted on

    Thank you to everyone who has sent us comments on the timeline, particularly to parents who have indicated they have found it helpful. This is the first iteration and, while it was never our intention to capture every element of a professional's role, we will review at a future date and make amendments to ensure any key missing elements are added. - Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England

  3. Comment by Karen Alred posted on

    Is this being supported with updated healthy child programme 5-19 as this has been archived?

    • Replies to Karen Alred>

      Comment by Viv Bennett posted on

      Dear Karen
      Thank you for your question. PHE, working with DH, are considering reviewing elements of the 5-19 programme but in the meantime the current document is an active policy document and being utilised widely.

  4. Comment by Liz Ginty posted on

    I would like to use this in health visitor training but unfortunately not all six high impact areas are included (it looks like a typo error) Area 5 and 6 are missing
    Is there an updated version available? Is it possible to have an editable version?

    • Replies to Liz Ginty>

      Comment by Viv Bennett posted on

      Dear Liz - thanks for contacting me and for your helpful observations. I am delighted you are considering using for training. There is not an editable version available but it was always our intention to revisit and update and correct the timeline at a later date. So we plan to trawl for other comments shortly and then ask the design team to make the changes - this will, of course, include all the high impact areas. Many thanks for taking the time to feed back. regards - Viv


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