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Community Paediatricians - Derbyshire Healthcare Nhs Foundation Trust

Community Paediatricians are the children's doctors who specialise in looking after children with special educational needs and disabilities.

We carry out assessments of children with developmental problems such as delayed milestones, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, autism and ADHD.

We work closely with our colleagues in other parts of the health service, in education and in social care.

We provide health information for children who are having an assessment of their educational needs.

Address details Derbyshire Mental Health Nhs Trust Kingsway Hospital Kingsway Derbyshire DE22 3LZ
Telephone 01332 888080 Ext. 88372 Website address www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk

Age groups

Birth To 16 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Additional cost or availability information

Paediatric medical services are offered through various health centres and clinics across South Derbyshire.

Please note that accessibility and parking varies at each venue

Eligibility information

Eligibility:

Children aged 0-16 (up to 19 if in special school) living in South Derbyshire.

Referral:

Referrals are accepted from all primary health care professionals. We are happy to discuss referrals with professionals if they are unsure as to the suitability of any referral of our service.

Transition Arrangements:

Transition is planned from age 13-14 with the child, family and school. Assessment of the likely on-going medical needs is made, with referral to adult services if indicated.

Referral information

  • Via Gp Or Other Health Professional

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

Autistic spectrum, Challenging behaviours, Hearing impairment, Language/communication needs, Learning Difficulties, Physical impairment, Visual impairment, Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder, Multi Sensory Impairment, Complex Health Needs, Learning Disabilities,

Vacancy notes

Age range: 0-16 years (up to 19 years if in special school placement).

Providers can update their information in the provider portal.