Dorothy Paul is a Health Visitor and she is based at the Market Weighton Children’s Centre. The health visitor works as one of a team of health visitors, supporting patients in the West Wold area. They can give advice and support on many common problems of families and young children. They can also prescribe medication for simple conditions, such as dry skin and constipation. They also carry out developmental assessments on children, deliver the Healthy Child Programme, and run Child Health Clinics at the Children’s Centre. Contact telephone numbers are 01759 448320, 01430 874090 and 07919 544645.
Health visitor assistants also work with the health visitors. They may contact families or organise groups on behalf of the team.