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Family Health & Lifestyles Service

  

Provision of health visitor services, infant feeding support, family support, school nursing, family weight programmes, smoking support in pregnancy, and support for pregnant black & minority ethnic groups in Coventry


Single point of access: 02475189190

Coventry Family Health and Lifestyle Team
Moat House Leisure & Neighbourhood Centre
Winston Avenue, Coventry, CV2 1EA
Tel: 024 7518 9190

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Family Health & Lifestyles Service

The new Family Health and Lifestyles Service replaces previous provision in Coventry.

Commissioned by Public Health and delivered by South Warwickshire Foundation Trust providing:

  • Health Visiting – leading the Healthy Child Programme from pregnancy to age five. GP Gateway link Health Visiting Service
  • Infant Feeding Team – a specialist team to encourage mothers to breastfeed and provide expert guidance on infant nutrition GP Gateway Link Breast Feeding
  • Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) – a specially trained team who provide intensive home-visiting to vulnerable mums (e.g. mums under the age of 19). GP Gateway link FNP
  • School Nursing – leading the Healthy Child Programme from 5 to 19 years. GP Gateway link School Nursing
  • One Body, One Life – maternal and family weight management programme. Follow link
  • Stop Smoking in Pregnancy – supporting pregnant women to stop smoking and maintain smoke free homes GP Gateway link Stop Smoking in Pregnancy
  • MAMTA – providing information and advice to women who are new to this country or are from a black and minority ethnic groups around health pregnancies and how to look after the health of a baby GP Gateway link MAMTA see below

As part of the new model a single point of access has been established and the service can be contacted on the following number: 02475189190.

Further information can also be found on the South Warwickshire Foundation Trust website

MAMTA

See also GP Gateway FWT Services – MAMTA

What we do

The aim of MAMTA is to improve Child and Maternal Health outcomes for BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) women in Coventry.

MAMTA staff :

  • support antenatal clinics & postnatal clinics
  • parent craft sessions at FWT
  • work in partnership with midwives, health visiting teams and other health professionals in educating women on key health messages.
  • work across community settings in target areas to educate women on child and maternal health, encourage women to access services and book early into maternity services.

Contact

70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, Coventry CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Email: office@fwt.org.uk

For more information please visit the MAMTA website here.

 

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