Healthy Child Programme (HCP)



 Healthy Child Programme Introduction - Professor Mitch Blair, Dr Sheila Schribman (4")


E-learning resources designed for all healthcare professionals working with pregnancy and the first five years of life.

These resources support delivery of the 'Healthy Child Programme - Pregnancy and the first five years of life' (Department of Health).

Free to all NHS staff, these resources are available through e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) and the National Learning Management System (NLMS).

'An effective and high-quality preventive programme in childhood is the foundation of a healthy society', Dr Sheila Shribman, National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Maternity Services. 

HCP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Free to NHS employees - register for access:

Go to the Healthy Child Programme registration page.


Licences available for purchase to non-NHS employees:

Go to the Healthy Child Programme registration page.


View the Curriculum:

HCP Curriculum - June 2011 (final version)(PDF, 116KB, 25 pages)


HCP Consortium Members:


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Clinical Lead:

Mitch Blair Photo Jun 09.jpgProfessor Mitch Blair is the Officer for Health Promotion at the RCPCH. He is currently Reader in Paediatrics and Child Public Health at Imperial College London and Consultant Paediatrician at the River Island Academic Centre, Northwick Park Hospital (NWLH NHS Trust), Harrow. He is also Honorary Professor at Thames Valley University, London.


E-learning Platforms:

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If you have any queries or suggestions, please get in touch:

Email: Education Provision Team

Tel: 0207 092 6000