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Open for enquiries: Mon - Thu 08.30 - 17.00 hrs

Fri 08.30 - 16.30 hrs


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Health Clinics are held at the Children's Centre as pre-booked appointments.
Health Visitors are not based at the Children's Centre and the Children's Centre staff are unable make appointments/take messages for the Health Visitors.

If you do not have a phone number for your Health Visitor and have an urgent concern about your child, then please use the text messaging service for parents/carers of children 0 - 19 years.

Text: 07520 615382 

They can answer any concerns regarding:
  • Feeding and Nutrition/Child development/parenting advice and support
  • Emotional health and wellbeing/Behaviour difficulties
  • Family Health

Make the most of your Health Visitor!

Every child under five has a named Health Visitor who can advise on everyday problems.

Visit the Leicestershire Partnership Health Visitors website for further information.


Health Visitor clinics are held at Visions Children's Centre Oakham, LE15 6HW:

  • Monday 9.30 - 12.00 hrs
  • First & third Tuesday of the month 9.00 - 12.00 hrs: 2 Year Reviews
  • Wednesday 13.00 - 16.00 hrs
  • Thursday 9.30 - 12.00 hrs
  • Friday from 10.00 hrs: Baby's Next Steps

    Held approximately when Baby is 4 months old, these sessions are appointment only/invited sessions.


 Please contact your Health Visitor to make an appointment on 0300 300 0007.


Useful links:

Early Start Programme - Early Intervention Health Visiting Programme

Registering A Birth In Rutland 


Let's Get Talking

Let's Get Talking courses are run by Health Visitor nursery nurses who identify children who's speech and language may need more work.

Courses are held on Fridays at Visions Children's Centre Oakham and by referral only.

Course times:  13.30 to 15.00 hrs

Dates:  Next course starts 4th January 2019, running for 4 weeks.



Packed Lunches

School meals are a great choice, but if you do make a packed lunch for your child then Change4Life have got it covered.

Get hints and tips on what their lunchbox should contain as well as lots of easy-to-prepare ideas your children will love.

Visit the Change4Life website for further information here





Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health, and physical activity in Rutland to work collectively to increase the opportunities for all activities in Rutland. 


Passport to Leisure

What is a Passport to Leisure?

A 'Passport to Leisure' is a free identity card that enables the holder to gain discounted prices at Catmose Sports Centre.

Full information is available via the Active Rutland website:  

Who is eligible for a Passport to Leisure?

A free Passport to Leisure Card is available for Rutland residents who are:

  • Unemployed (in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance)
  • Living on a low income (in receipt of Income Support)
  • Have a physical, learning or sensory impairment (in receipt of either Disability Living Allowance or Employment Support Allowance)
  • Students in full time education
  • Over 60

 To qualify for the advertised discounted rates, Passport to Leisure holders must enter the facilities by 4pm and show their card on arrival to reception staff. 

Fitness memberships paid annually or in monthly installments by direct debit are not discounted for Passport to Leisure holders.

People with a physical, sensory or learning impairment who hold a Passport to Leisure and require assistance to make use of the facilities may bring a companion who will be admitted free of charge.

How to obtain a Passport to Leisure?

Please complete an application form, available to download here

Passport To Leisure Application Form

Stevenage Leisure : sessions at catmose sports centre

Stevenage Leisure works in partnership with Rutland County Council to host sessions at Catmose Sports Centre, Oakham, LE15 6RP.

Built as part of a Building Schools for the Future project, the centre offers Rutland residents the opportunity to experience the best in sports, health and fitness under one roof. Facilities include:

  • A 60 station fitness suite equipped with state of the art Technogym equipment
  • 2 Dance studios offering a range of fitness and workout classes including the latest from Body Training Systems and Zumba
  • A 25m pool with a diverse programme
  • AquaEd Swim School
  • An 8 court sports hall
  • A floodlit all weather external pitch
  • A Multi Use Games Area

For further information including sessions, how to join and book online, visit



Stop Smoking

NHS Stop Smoking Services help you quit.

Local stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.

Did you know that wherever you live in the UK, you have easy access to a free service proven to help you stop smoking?

Local stop smoking services staffed by expert advisers provide a range of proven methods to help you quit. They will give you accurate information and advice and give you professional support during the first few months of stopping smoking. 

They also make it easy and affordable for you to get stop smoking treatments, such as:

  • Champix (varenicline)
  • Zyban (bupropion)
  • nicotine replacement therapy, such as patches and gum
For further information on to stop smoking treatments, click here



 Mental Health


Mind is a mental health charity, who help people experiencing mental health problems.


They can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support.

Visit their website for links to advice and support:



Youth Mental Health

The first of the new services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is already up and running and has been well-received.

Kooth is an online counselling service which is free to use for young people aged 11 to 19, and up to age 24 for those with a learning disability.

Between April and June 2017, 462 local young people accessed Kooth, with nine out of ten saying they would recommend the service to their friends.

Kooth offers self-help tools including a live forum, peer support groups and an online journal facility, which provides a space for day to day reflection on events and feelings. Young people can also access messaging and live, one-to-one chat with trained counsellors. Patients can self-refer to the service, by registering online with basic details, including the area they live in. 



Sexual Health

A range of sexual health services are available in Rutland.

This includes the C-card (condom distribution card) for under 25's and the integrated sexual health service that can provide your contraception and sexual health needs.

GPs also offer some contraception services.

For further information about sexual health services in Rutland, click here



Alcohol & Drug Support

Turning Point supplies support for alcohol and substance misuse in Rutland.

Their tailored personalised care helps achieve positive outcomes by offering choice, creating independence and helping people build a better life. 

Visit their website for further information: