Parenting website gets new look

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ParentingWI, the one-stop website for parents and carers in the Western Isles, has recently been updated and has moved to: www.parentingwi.scot.nhs.uk

The new ParentingWI front page offers relevant local and national ‘infoshots’, as well as promoting schemes such as Bookbug, Healthy Start, HI Project.

It also includes a wide range of local and national quicklinks.

The ‘What’s On’ section has been updated and lists all Parent and Toddler Groups, Day Care, Croileagans and Playgroups, and child activities available throughout the Western Isles, listed by each Island area.

The Pregnancy, Your Baby and Your Child sections now also have direct links to the local Maternity and Health Visiting Teams and offer information on the range of services these teams provide.

In the About section, as well as information on the local Health Visiting and Maternity teams, links also include Healthy Start, Health Promotion, contact details for GP Practices and Hospitals, as well as a new section about the benefits of children having more than one language.

A section for professionals has also been included to provide information on forthcoming training and relevant reports/guidance.