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The team provides a service for babies, children and young adults 0-18 (up to their 19th birthday) with a wide range of nursing need, who are registered with a Leeds GP, or live within the Leeds geographical boundary, but are not registered with a GP.

The team provides advice and support seven days a week with a reduced service at weekends and Bank Holidays.

What do we do?

  • We provide nursing care and treatment plans, support, advice, knowledge and skills to empower patients and families.  This may be for wound care, pin site care, gastrostomy and naso-gastric tube insertion and weight management and central line cares and bloods.

  • We provide end of life care to enable children and their families to achieve their preferred place of death

  • We work closely with the multi disciplinary team and external agencies, with an aim to providing holistic care for the children and their families.

  • We provide teaching to all agencies involved in a child’s care.  This may be to parents, schools and nurseries and social care.

Referral

We take referrals from parents, GPs and hospital consultants from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and other local hospitals.

Please download our referral form

0113 2761294

Hunslet Health Centre
24 Church Street
LS10 2PT

community.childrensnursing@nhs.net

The team provides cover 7 days a week with limited cover at weekends and bank holidays.

Monday - Friday:

8:30am-5:00pm

Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays:

8:30am-4:30pm

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