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About 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
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Information for school referrers Neurodevelopmental Pathway to CCS (April 2020)PDF200.05 KB11 Jun, 2020 Download
Referral Form - Neurodevelopmental Disorders Only (Review May 2020)DOCX165.95 KB11 Jun, 2020 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
0616 - Global Development DelayPDF970.25 KB27 May, 2020 Download
0617 - Sleep DifficultiesPDF1.81 MB27 May, 2020 Download
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