Carol is a Health Visitor Fellow- 0-5 Programme manager within the UCLP Integrated children young people and maternal health programme. She is responsible for 3 project streams which seeks to evaluate of impact of the increased health visiting workforce in line with The Health Visitor Implementation plan -“A call to Action” DH 2011- 15.
The Integrated Children, Young People and Maternal Health Programme (CYM) aims to improve health outcomes of the 1.34 million children living in the UCLPartners geography.
Preconception care isn’t the responsibility of one but all professionals and should be afforded a lot more attention than it currently receives. Health Visitors have a vital role to play in improving maternal and child health outcomes. The preconception nutrition project is one form of intervention which aims to demonstrate how the Health Visiting workforce can contribute positively to preparing for parenthood.