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Here you can find information about 3 different specialist Nursing Teams who support children, young people, and their families who have specific nursing needs living at home, and attending schools:

  • Children's Nursing Team
  • Specialist Continence Services
  • Children in Care and Adoption Nurses and Doctor Service

Children's Nursing Team

Specialist children's community nurses provide care and support for children and their families who have long term complex health needs, often palliative, within their home and community. The nursing teams provide clinical assessments, treatments and support. They also educate and train families and carers on specific subjects including diagnosis and clinical procedures.

To learn more, or make contact with your local Children's Community Nursing Service, please visit:

South Derbyshire and Derby City
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton - Kids In Their Environment (KITE)

North Derbyshire
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Community Nursing

Glossop
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Community Nursing

Specialist Continence Services

The offering across Derby City, Derbyshire & Glossop is a small nurse-led community level 2 service supporting children and young people aged 4 to 18 years old (19 if your child attends a special school) with continence needs, following receiving level 1 support from services such as Health Visiting, School Nursing and GP. The service sees children who are experiencing problems with their bowels and bladder, to assess their problems, give preliminary diagnosis, support, management and treatment plans. They see a range of children and young people, who for some, this is their only healthcare need and others who have a range of complex needs.

To learn more, or make contact with your local Children's Community Nursing Service, please visit:

Derby City
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Continence

South Derbyshire
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Continence Service

North Derbyshire
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Children’s Community Continence Nursing

Glossop
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust - Bed Wetting (Enuresis)
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Community Nursing

Children in Care and adoption Nurses and Doctor Service

The Children in Care nurses are a team of specialist nurses who support the health needs of looked after children, their carers and those leaving care up to the age of 18. They make sure the health needs of looked after children are met by undertaking review health assessments and delivering packages of care. They also work closely with the other professionals surrounding looked after children and can support referrals to other services as needed.

North Derbyshire
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - The Vulnerable Children and Young Peoples Team

South Derbyshire and Derby City
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - Children in care and adoption

Glossop
Tameside & Glossop Cared For Children’s Team
Contact: caredforchildrenadmin@tgh.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0161 3352984

Children's Diabetes Service

North Derbyshire
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Diabetes Team

South Derbyshire and Derby City
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Diabetes

Glossop
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Children's Epilepsy Service

North Derbyshire
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Epilepsy Team

South Derbyshire and Derby City
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Epilepsy

Glossop
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust - Paediatric Epilepsy Service