Karen Stansfield


Karen Stansfield: The future of health visiting is at risk

A downward trend in the number of health visitor training places being taken up could be made much worse by the introduction next year of a complex and expensive apprenticeship route, warns the Institute of Health Visiting's Karen Stansfield.

Confusion over apprenticeships is putting health visiting at risk

An urgent rethink is required to secure funding for health visitor training, writes Karen Stansfield.