In health visiting, a routine visit is one that has passed.

@article{Cowley1995InHV,
  title={In health visiting, a routine visit is one that has passed.},
  author={Sarah Cowley},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1995},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={276-84}
}
Pressure on British health workers to be more explicit in articulating the function, purpose and outcome of their role has increased with the introduction of general management and shift to a market-place orientation, since implementation of the NHS and Community Care Act (1990). However, a recurring theme in the history of health visiting has been the difficulty which practitioners experience in trying to explain exactly what it is that they do. This has often been portrayed as a major failing… CONTINUE READING