Worcestershire Health Visiting Service: https://www.startingwellworcs.nhs.uk/health-visitors

Starting Well (startingwellworcs.nhs.uk) If your child is under 5 years old and you need advice on issues such as feeding, behaviour, or toileting you can contact the Telephone Advisory Service on 0300 123 9551 (Monday – Friday 9am til 3pm). A Health Visitor will assist you over the phone with any worries, concerns, or questions you have.

School Health Nursing: https://www.startingwellworcs.nhs.uk/school-health-nursing

Starting Well (startingwellworcs.nhs.uk) School health nurses offer a range of services such as home visits, health needs assessments, time4u drop-in service, school aged hearing and national child measurement programme to support the needs of children and their families.

Sexual Health

  • Know Your Stuff: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/knowyourstuff
  • Sexual health | Worcestershire County Council Worcestershire Integrated Sexual Health Service (WISH) | Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (hacw.nhs.uk) WISH offer friendly and non-judgemental specialist services to support with information and advice, contraception, pregnancy, STIs and screening. WISH have a dedicated Outreach nursing service. Referral forms can be found at www.knowyourstuff.nhs.uk. The Outreach team see young and vulnerable people who couldn’t otherwise access sexual health services.
  • Free STI test kits and contraception: SH:24 Free Home STI STD Test | Sexual & Reproductive Health (sh24.org.uk)
  • Under 21 Saturday Service – Clinic telephone lines are open between 10:00am – 12:30pm on Saturdays – Please call: 01905 681673 for further details.


The following services and links offer information, advice, and intervention on healthy relationships for your family and children: •

Friendships and relationship in teenagers Making friends and starting new relationships are a big part of getting older. It’s very common to fall out with friends or break up from relationships – which can be very difficult to deal with. You might also be in a relationship that doesn’t feel right and need some advice about what to do. The websites below contain lots of information about making friends, peer pressure, healthy and unhealthy relationships, sex and much more. There is also information available for parents around how to talk to your child about friendships, sex and relationships.

Substance Misuse