Special Needs Health Visiting (SNHV)

Our team consists of two special needs health visitors (SNHV) and one admin assistant. We provide a service across all of East and North Hertfordshire.

What service do we provide?

  • Support with understanding your child’s special needs.
  • Information about services and benefits available both locally and nationally
  • Support in accessing appropriate services
  • Service focused on 0-5 age group
  • Liaison with others i.e. Doctors, Therapists, Teachers and Social workers to co-ordinate your child’s care.

Please note: Referrals to the special needs health visitors will only be accepted from a health professional, or other professionals working with the family. We will not accept direct referrals from families.

SNHV Criteria and Documents

Criteria for referral to the SNHV      Referral Form

Referral Forms

PALMS    Nappy referral    Dentist referral

Early Support

Family service plan      Key worker role        Early Support     TAC form      National Children’s Bureau (NCB)

Support Groups

Carers in Herts   Sunchild   Special stars   SPACE   SIBS   Parent partnership   Kids East Hub   HARC    Grace’s space   CHIPS  Special kids   Angels    Hertfordshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group

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Useful Info

Related Links

HAND | Angels | Benefits | TRACKS | Herts parent carer involvement | National Children's Bureau | National Autistic Society

Contact us

Sharon Barker for East Hertfordshire, special needs health visitor and team leader: sharonbarker3@nhs.net

Sarah Plant for North Hertfordshire, special needs health visitor. Email: sarah.plant4@nhs.net

Ann Hockley, admin assistant: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 8.30am and 1.30pm. Office telephone number: 01438 288 372. Special needs email address: specialneedsHV.enh-tr@nhs.net

Patients & Visitors