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Health Services

Community Children’s Nursing Service
Our service provides nursing care for children & young people aged 0 – 18yrs (19yrs if attending a special school) within community settings i.e. domiciliary care, schools, clinics across Hull & East Riding.

We offer nursing assessments, development of nursing care plans and training and education for carers/education staff/parents/children & young people for children with complex health needs who have a clinical nursing need i.e. oxygen, suction, enteral feeding. Provision of wound management care and phlebotomy services.

Our service includes the provision of short breaks for children with complex health needs within Sunshine House.

0-18 years (2-19 years if attending a special school)
Location and access
We have nurse led clinics in Beverley, Driffield and Goole.  We provide home visits for children & young people where a clinic attendance would be inappropriate.

Access to this service
Parents/carers can self- refer to our service through the Single Point of Access administration team.

Most children are referred by health professionals once their needs have been identified i.e. GP, paediatrician, HV, school nurse, schools via fax/electronic referral following completion of our referral form.
How we communicate with children, young people with SEND and their families
Children and families are encouraged to bring their communication aids to consultations, interpreters are booked for consultations if families do not speak/understand English.

Extra time is given for children with complex needs/communication difficulties during consultations.

Complex care nursing staff are employed who have experience caring for children with additional needs.

Registered service and regulatory body
Sunshine House is registered with the CQC
CHCP is a community interest company and is a registered company
Training acquired to support children and young people with SEND and their families
Staff who provide care for children/young people with SEND are trained well including equality and diversity training which is mandatory for all staff employed by CHCP.

Our service employ an number of LD Registered Nurses at present who are trained to provide nursing support to children/young people with Learning disabilities.

The majority of nurses are Registered Sick Children’s Nurses and their training includes caring for children with SEND.

Contact information
The Single Point of Access Team can be contacted by:
Phone: (01482) 221261


Single Point of Access Team
Marfleet Primary Healthcare Centre
Preston Road

Community Children's Nursing leaflet ( pdf 1mb, opens in new window)

Contacts for comments, compliments and complaints

Business Support Centre
The Beacon
5 Beacon Way
(01482) 347620

City Health Care Partnership ( CIS) website - ( External Website )
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Page last updated: Thursday, 04 September 2014