We are a team of Specialist Nurses and Paediatricians who are committed to improving the health outcomes for children and young people who are in the care of Brighton and Hove City Council. We strive to deliver a quality service that is responsive, accessible and flexible, to meet the needs of all children whether living in or out of the local area, and achieve this by:
No referral is necessary as the team are notified of all children who become Looked After to Brighton & Hove City Council.
Carers, social workers and other professionals can access the Children in Care Health Team by contacting us using the details below.
E Block Basement
Brighton General Hospital
Tel: 01273 696011 (x1039)
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (Excluding bank holidays)
The Children in Care Health Team is not an emergency service and does not have an ‘out of hours’ service.
Please contact us for an appointment.
DforE and DforH (2015) Promoting the Health and well-being of looked after children; Statutory guidance for local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and NHS England
RCN and RCPCH (2020) Looked after Children: roles and responsibilities of healthcare staff (Intercollegiate Document)