Luton Children’s Community & Specialist Nursing Service

The Special Needs Nursing (SNN) Team provides clinical care to children and young people with complex health needs or disabilities who attend special/mainstream schools/social care settings.

The Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing (PEN) Service supports effective diagnosis and care of children/young people with a diagnosis of epilepsy, avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions/attendances, from birth to transition to adult services.   

Click on the links below to play videos relating to our Epilepsy service.
Epilepsy Transition (1)  
Epilepsy Transition (2) 
How to deal with a first seizure

Who can use the service
The Special Needs Nursing Service is provided to children/young people in Luton schools or who have NHS Luton GP’s.

The Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing Service is provided to children/young people who have an NHS Luton GP.

The service is based at:
The Poynt
2-4 Poynters Road
Luton LU4 0LA

but services are delivered in schools, homes and community settings.


Special Needs Nursing Team 
The SNN Team provides a service for pupils attending special needs schools in Luton and south Bedfordshire 39 weeks of the year (during termtime) excluding bank holidays between 09.00 – 17.00 hrs Monday to Friday. 

The telephone contact number is 0333 405 0079 and an answer machine is available for messages.

Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing (PEN) Service
The Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing Service provides full time service Mon-Fri 09:00- 17:00 excluding Bank holidays/33 days annual leave/year.
Tel : 0333 405 0079

Referrals are accepted from community/hospital paediatricians, health visitors, school nurses, education, social services, GP’s, other health professionals and families. 

Referrals are accepted from community/hospital paediatricians, health professionals, education, social services staff. Re-referrals are accepted directly from parents/carers/young people who have previously accessed the service. 

Access to Records
You, or an authorised representative, are entitled to access your health records and obtain copies. To find out more about how you can access any records we hold on your care, visit Access to Records.

Click on the link for our 'Your Data Your Rights' leaflet.

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