Healthy Child Programme (HCP 0-5)



e-Learning for health professionals working with pregnancy and the first five years of life. Free to NHS staff, this e-learning programme is available as part of the Healthy Child Programme 0-18 series that supports the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme - Pregnancy and the first five years of life (DH, 2009).


Developed for health visitors, children's nurses, GPs and other healthcare professionals. The Healthy Child Programme 0-5 contains over 70 e-learning sessions covering a broad range of topics, including:

safeguarding | communications and record keeping | immunisation | positive parenting | development | nutrition | mental health | speech 

View the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 curriculum (PDF, 39KB)

Go to E-learning

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Available 24/7

Available 24/7 through Healthy Education England's e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) and the National Learning Management System (NLMS)


Also in the Healthy Child Programme 0-18 series of e-learning:




Written by child health experts

The Healthy Child Programme was funded by the Department of Health and developed and supported by the following partners: 


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For techical queries, email the e-LfH team

Get in touch with the RCPCH team via Email: Education Provision Team | Tel: 0207 092 6000