Health Visitor Information
RAF Marham is covered by the Swaffham Health Visiting Team who provide a universal service to all families with a child aged 0 to 5 years.
The Health Visiting (HV) Team are Sue Chrisopher HV, Karen Williams HV, Lucy Jones HV and Rachel Holman HV along with our nursery nurses Jan Penniston and Natasha Townsend. We also have student health visitors working alongside us.
The named team for RAF Marham are: Karen Williams, Rachel Holman and Jan Penniston.
We are based at Swaffham Community Hospital and can be contacted Monday to Friday 0900 till 1700 on 01760 725305. If no one is available to answer your call please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. Out of hours or in an emergency please contact your own GP or NHS Direct on 0845 4647.
We offer the Core Universal Programme to all families which includes:
• An antenatal visit at approximately 36 weeks
• New Birth visit/contact between 10 to 14 days
• 6 to 8 week mother and baby health/developmental review
• 8 to 10 month developmental review
• 2 to 2½ years developmental review
All families are individually assessed and will receive visits according to their need
We run a baby clinic every second and fourth Wednesday of the month 09.30 till 11.30 at the Chaplaincy Centre just inside the main gates where you can have baby weighed, ask for support/advice and find out more information regarding our baby massage, movement in and weaning groups.
We work in partnership with Swaffham Children’s Centre and encourage you to register with their service. The Children’s Centre provide support and activities for families with children under the age of five years and visit RAF Marham on a weekly basis.