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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-10581: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 3 August 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to promote health visiting as an attractive career.

Answered by: Shona Robison 29 August 2017

The significant investment in training and recruiting additional health visitors by this Government since 2014 of over £40 million, the refreshed role of health visitors and the publication of a Universal Health Visiting Pathway: Pre-birth to pre-school in 2015 have all contributed to make health visiting an attractive career.