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McMillan, Rachel (1859-1917), health visitor and educationist

Hale, Cicely Bertha (1884-1981), suffragette and health visitor

Hitting the target: the equitable distribution of health visitors across caseloads

The impact of social inequalities in child health on health visitors' work

Health visitors and breastfeeding support: influence of knowledge and self-efficacy

Promotion of cervical screening uptake by health visitor follow-up of women who repeatedly failed to attend

CARR, Eric Francis (1919 - 2006), Lord Chancellor’s Medical Visitor, 1979–89; Member: Mental Health Act Commission, since 1983; Parole Board, since 1988

HOGARTH, Margaret Cameron (1885 - 1980), formerly Chairman: Executive Committee, Central Council for District Nursing in London; Medical Advisory Committee Nursery School Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Governor, Gipsy Hill Training College, Surrey County Council; Member Executive Committee, Children’s Aid Society; a Vice-President of the Health Visitors Association

ROWLETTE, Robert James (1873 - 1944), Lt-Col late RAMC; a representative of Dublin University in the Senate of Ireland; King’s Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy, Trinity College, Dublin; Physician to Mercer’s Hospital, Dublin; Consulting Physician to the Royal Hospital for Incurables, Dublin; Consulting Visitor in Lunacy; Consulting Physician to Colonial Office; to Stillorgan Convalescent Home; and to Royal National Hospital, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow; Editor of Journal of The Irish Free State Medical Union; Member of the Medical Registration Council, and of the Dental Board, Irish Free State; Pres. of Irish Branch of Parliamentary Association; of RCP of Ireland; and of Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland; a Trustee of National Health Insurance Society, Ireland, and Vice-Chairman of General Committee; Pres. of the Section of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, BMA, 1933


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A trained nurse with specialist qualifications in public health and health promotion. Health visitors have an important liaison role with oral health educators.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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