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Specialist Community Children’s Nursing and Short Breaks Service

Providing hands-on care and support to children and young people with a variety of nursing needs.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information about our service

This service may be running differently, for example, offering virtual appointments.

Please see your appointment letter for details or contact the service. 

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Contact us

0300 7900 284/5

Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm.
Weekends 9am to 5pm, with 24-hour cover for end of life care.

Who we are

We are a team of paediatric nurses and children’s support workers providing hands-on care and support to children and young people whose needs range from short-term illnesses to long-term disabilities or chronic health conditions and end of life care.

Various teams cover a wide range of services. Please click the link below for more information on each of the services, together with specific contact details:

What we do

We provide specialist nursing care, support, advice and training to children and young people from birth to 19-years-old who have a nursing need or would like a short break in a community setting or closer to home. We also support their families.

We also provide training, support and advice to parents, carers and other agencies working with children and young people, as well as helping young people manage their own health needs.

How do you use this service?

You can contact the services direct using the information on this page or via the links or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.