Universal Health Visiting Pathway evaluation - phase 1: report - routine data analysis - workforce

The Universal Health Visiting Pathway was introduced in Scotland in 2015 to refocus the approach to health visting. This is the second report of 4 that provides findings of the National Evaluation of Health Visiting.


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