Community Paediatrics (Brighton & Hove Children and Families)

The community paediatric medical team sees children and young by referral from other health professionals and others including social workers, education services and police and provides assessment, diagnosis and medical opinions which may involve arranging clinical investigations by other providers. Ongoing follow up and review, with advice on management, treatment and prescribing where appropriate, is arranged.
Aims

  • To provide a consultant delivered paediatric service for children and young people who are vulnerable due to disability, developmental difficulties/disorders and/or disadvantage

  • To access traditionally ‘hard to reach’ groups of children and young people to ensure that they are able to receive the health input required as a consequence of disability, developmental disorder or disadvantage

  • To improve the outcomes for children as identified in national and local strategies

  • To undertake statutory roles for Safeguarding, LAC. Education + associated clinical work

Coverage

Brighton, Hove

How To Access

Community Paediatrics is provided through the Integrated Child Development and Disability Service. This service is delivered by Brighton & Hove City Council Children and Families Delivery Unit via a Section 75 Provider Agreement. This means that NHS functions have been delegated and NHS staff seconded to an integrated line management structure. The host organisation is the local authority. SCT retain clinical accountability and provide CQC registration for these functions.The service is delivered from Seaside View CDC as part of the Child Development and Disability Team. Clinical and liaison work undertaken in a variety of other locations – schools, nurseries, home

Contact Details

For more information and forms contact the Referrals Administrator at the Seaside View Child Development Centre
Tel: 01273 265780

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (Excluding bank holidays)

How to find us

Seaside View Child Development Centre
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton BN2 3EW
Tel: 01273 265780

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