Children's Matters magazine highlights quest for excellence

Posted: February 8 2018

The latest edition of Children's Matters magazine is now available as a free download.

Children's Matters magazine highlights quest for excellence

In her welcome Acting CEO Clare Hawkins writes: "We can be proud about what we offer and be positive about the contribution we make to the wellbeing of Hertfordshire people. As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday let’s look forward to a successful 2018."


The new edition of Children's Matters magazine rounds up recent achievements in the Children and Young People's Service - and focuses on how services are constantly improving.

Within its eight pages, the magazine includes the items:

Unique electronic consent for school flu immunisations
Spotlight on Children and Young People's Eye Service
Supporting early intervention for school-aged children - implementing the Lancaster Model
HealthforTeens and HealthforKids websites - dedicated online health information for children and young people
UNICEF Stage 3 Baby Friendly accreditation
Health Visiting Service - a group approach to mandatory child reviews
PALMS: Positive Behaviour Group Support

There are service updates on:

Children and Young People's Physiotherapy (CPIP)
Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy
Children and Young People's Occupational Therapy Service 

There is also a page dedicated to feedback from families and service users.

If you are a journalist or media representative requiring further information contact our communications team on (01707) 388148 or via