Healthy Child Programme (Brighton and Hove) 0-19 years

Aims

The Healthy Child Programme team in Brighton and Hove provides community health services to families, children and young people. We ensure all children aged 0-19 years are offered early intervention, prevention and health promotion services, which will help them to achieve their optimum health and well-being.

Location and Contact details:

  • Conway Court Children’s Centre, Clarendon Road, Hove BN3 3WR 01273 266000 (0-19 team)
  • Hangleton Park Children’s Centre, Harmsworth Crescent, Hangleton, BN3 8BW 01273 01273 265843
  • Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre, Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoomb, BN2 4SE 01273 666483 (includes the Breastfeeding Support Team)
  • Roundabout Children’s Centre, Whitehawk Road, Brighton BN2 5FL 01273 666481 (0-19 team)
  • Roundabout Children’s Centre, Whitehawk Road, Brighton BN2 5FL
  • Healthy Futures Team at Roundabout Children’s Centre. 01273 666484
  • Shenfield Way Brentwood Road 01273 666474
  • Tarner Children's Centre Ivory Place, Brighton BN2 9QE 01273 294111
  • School nurse contact via the duty line (9-5 pm) 01273 696011 Ext 1692
  • Coverage

    Brighton, Hove

    How To Access

    Healthy Child Programme teams are located across the city in or near children’s centres. The teams include Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (nurses with an additional degree level qualification in public health; often referred to as health visitors and school nurses), Registered Nurses, Community Nursery Nurses, School Health Assistants, Youth Workers and administrative support.
    Specialist Community Public Health Nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that children, young people and families can access appropriate advice and support. The Healthy Child Programme team can support children, young people and families with a variety of issues, including:
    • Feeding and nutrition
    • Behaviour and sleep
    • Continence
    • Growth
    • Relationships
    • Parenting support
    • Parental mental health
    • Emotional wellbeing for young people
    • Developmental checks
    • Routine vision, hearing screening in school.
    • Health Drop in services in school and in community settings
    • Text advice for 11-19 year olds

    The teams work in partnership with other agencies, such as schools and GPs to develop and deliver plans of care to the most vulnerable children and families. This includes working alongside children’s services to safeguard children and young people.

    Contact Details

    Opening Hours

    Please contact your local children's centre for opening times

    How to find us

    See the list of locations above

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