Breast Start app: health visitor programme: detailed case study

Document type
Case study
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department of Health
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 March 2015
Health Services, Children and Young People
Social welfare
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This detailed case study demonstrates the work and benefits of the transformed health visiting service. The service offers 4 levels of support depending on need, 5 universal reviews at key points in a child’s life, and 6 high impact areas where health visitors make the biggest difference.

This document focuses on the Breast Start app, designed to take on the challenge of increasing prevalence and duration of breastfeeding in Wirral.