Community Paediatrics

The service is provided by teams led by Consultant Community Paediatricians, who work in partnership with Community Children’s Nurses, Therapists and other Agencies. It provides a wide range of medical advice, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support services in the following areas:

  • Children with developmental concerns including potential Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses
  • Children in special schools requiring medication or other treatments during the day
  • Medical advice for Education Health Care Plans
  • Safeguarding children, child protection and children in need

Benefits from this service include:

  • Maximising the health of children
  • Medical problems are identified and addressed at the earliest opportunity
  • Children are supported to remain in education
  • Children's safety and wellbeing is protected
  • Children, young people and their families are enabled to lead independent lives

The service is provided in a range of locations including:

Cambridge North, South, City and Ely:
Community clinics are held in Cambridge, Princess of Wales Hospital Ely, Special Schools and the Child Development Centre on the Addenbrooke's Hospital site.

Huntingdon and Fenland:
The Oaktree Centre, Huntingdon; schools; special schools, Alan Conway Clinic Doddington, New Horsefair Clinic Wisbech and children's own homes.

For guidance on how to make a referral to our service please refer to the ‘Guidance for Referrers’ documentation in the files section below.

For further information contact the relevant Community Paediatric team below:

Cambridge North, South, City and Ely, based at The Peacock Centre, Cambridge:
Tel: 01223 218072

Huntingdon and Fenland, based at the Oak Tree Centre, Huntingdon:
Tel: 01480 418600

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Guidance for Referrers for assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (April 2018)PDF207.61 KB26 Mar, 2018 Download
Referral Form - Neurodevelopmental Disorders only (April 2018)DOCX158.87 KB26 Mar, 2018 Download
Social Communication Descriptors and Responses (April 2018)PDF115.27 KB26 Mar, 2018 Download
0041 - Child InvestigationsPDF1.14 MB24 Mar, 2015 Download
0042 - Management Of Sleep ProblemsPDF1.31 MB24 Mar, 2015 Download
0043 - Info About Your Paediatric Medical ApptPDF1.08 MB24 Mar, 2015 Download
0044 - Social Communication Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum DisordersPDF1.27 MB24 Mar, 2015 Download
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