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Text your Health Visitor

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Health Visitors can support you by text around a range of issues during these unsettling times.

During these unsettling times, you may be worried about your child’s health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need. Our Health Visitors are still here to help – you can text them for confidential advice and support on a wide range of issues such as:

  • Behaviour
  • Infant feeding
  • Bed wetting
  • Emotional health
  • Self-harm
  • Bullying
  • Minor accidents and illnesses


If you are the parent or carer of a child aged 0-5 year old you can send a text to:

  • Shropshire – 07520 635212

  • Telford and Wrekin – 07520 619053


Your Parentline messaging service is run by Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust and is available 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

We aim to reply to you within one working day and you should get an immediate bounce-back to confirm we received your text. Texts will not be seen outside of normal working hours. If you need help before you hear back from us, contact you GP, NHS 111 or dial 999 if it is an emergency.