Useful info – Wigan Borough Health Visiting

Useful informationHere are some useful resources that you may like to access.

All the links provided are form reliable and trustworthy sources.

Recommended Health Visiting Resources:

Immunisation leaflets and guidance for parents

Communicating with your baby

A quick guide for childhood immunisations for the parents of premature babies

Screening tests for you and your baby: This document explains screening tests offered during and after pregnancy (available in various languages).

Healthy Start Vitamins for pregnant women and children under 4 

NHS Choices 

Institute for health Visiting Top Tips for Parents 

Change for Life
Helping families eat well and get moving to enjoy life.

Wigan Parents and Carers Forum


Start Well Family Centers

Within Wigan we have five Start Well Family Centers across the borough that provides support, information and activities for families, children and young people.

To find out more about your local Start Well Family Centre and become a member please speak to your Health Visiting team or see the links below:

Atherton Start Well family Centre
Supporting the communities of Atherton, Tyldesley, Astley and Mosley Common.

Ince Start Well Family Centre 
Supporting communities of Wigan Town Centre, Standish, Shevington, Ince, Scholes, Aspull, New Springs and Whelley.

Platt Bridge Start Well Family Centre
Supporting the communities of Hindley, Hindley Green, Abram, Platt Bridge, Ashton and Bryn.

Westfields Start Well Family Centre
Supporting the communities of Pemberton, Winstanley and Highfield, Orrell and Billinge, Worsley Menses, Hawkley Hall and Goose Green.

Westleigh Start Well Start Well Family Centre 
Supporting the communities of Leigh, Golborne and Lowton.


Link to Acute team information

Link to Complex Needs page

Link to training and education page

Links to contacts and links page

Link to Professionals Info page

Link to Patient Feedback page

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