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Nursing and Health Visitors

Below are a list of nursing and health services available to children and their families.

Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing ( ISPHN) Service
Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing -9 months to 19 (25) (ISPHNS)

The ISPHN service provides the Healthy Child Programme, Safeguarding and Public Health Nursing services from the 28th week of pregnancy until your child leaves school and for those children with Special Needs and disabilities the service continues until 25 years, mainstream and specialist education provision.  

The service deliver mandated contacts for under 5’s, as well as Early support and assessment and referral to the Early Support Panel for children with additional needs; this also involves ongoing signposting to other services and support as required by individual families, children and young people.

The ISPHN Service contributes to the development of Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) and establish partnership and collaborative working systems with families and other agencies to support families.

Family Nurse Partnership Programme (FNP)
The FNP Programme is an integral part of the ISPHN service. It is a voluntary programme offered to under 20 year olds expecting their first baby (25 year olds for Mothers with SEND). A specially trained family nurse will work with you on lots of different aspects of pregnancy and parenthood and provide the Healthy Child Programme.  They usually visit every one to two weeks starting in early pregnancy until the child is two years old. The programme can be fit around you and your specific needs.

Immunisation Team
Our immunisation team delivers immunisations in secondary schools, special schools and other education providers across the East Riding. Their focus is providing the HPV (anti-cervical cancer) vaccine for all girls in year 8 (first dose) and year 9 (second dose), and booster immunisations for all young people in year 9. 

minus 9 months to 19 ( to 25 for young people with SEND)
Location and access
The Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Services are located throughout the East Riding area. Teams are based in:
•    Haltemprice
•    Goole
•    West Wolds
•    Bridlington
•    North Holderness
•    South Holderness
The service is delivered in a range of settings Health Centres, Schools, Children Centres; community settings and the family home.

Access to this service
The Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing service has contact with families in venues which are convenient and accessible to the family  eg home, Schools, children’s centres and Special schools.

Who this service is for
The Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Service is a universal service for all families, children and young people resident within the East Riding Local Authority area and those who attend schools within the East Riding area. By being resident in the area or attending school in the area you have access to the Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Service. Families can self-refer back into the service outside of the core programme and young people in secondary school can access
How we communicate with children, young people with SEND and their families
Staff are not trained in Sign language but if required staff can liaise and work with other support services. Interpretation services can be accessed for non-English speaking families.
Registered service and regulatory body

We are an NHS service regulated by the Care Quality Commission. The Nursing and Midwifery Council is the regulatory body for individual qualified nurses within the services.

Training acquired to support children and young people with SEND and their families
Regular training is being provided by the East Riding CCG Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Designated Clinical officer.
Contact information

South Holderness (Hedon/Withernsea) ISPHN team:

Tel: (01482) 344455


North Holderness (Beverley/Hornsea) ISPHN team:

Tel: (01482)  677618           


North – Bridlington  ISPHN team:

Tel: (01262) 400565


North -West Wolds (Pocklington/Driffield) ISPHN team:

Tel: (01759) 448331


Haltemprice (Cottingham, Hessle, Brough and surrounding villages) ISPHN team:

Tel: (01482) 335010

Goole (Goole, Howden and Snaith) ISPHN team:

Tel: (01405) 752931

Family Nurse Partnership
Contact - Joanne Southard (FNP Supervisor)   
Tel: (01482) 335001

Immunsisation Team
Contact – Carol Clark (Immunisation Coordinator)
Tel: 07718 192106


Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Service - Humber NHS website (external website)

Contacts for comments, compliments and complaints
PALS Patient Advice and Liaison Service on ( 01482) 303966
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Page last updated: Monday, 15 February 2016