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Community Paediatrics - Children's Neuro Developmental Service (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Contact: Maureen Wasmuth - Neurodevelopmental Service Co-ordinator
Address: Lowestoft Road

Great Yarmouth
NR31 6SQ
Telephone: 01493 442 322

We provide assessments for Neurodevelopmental conditions for children and young people, up to 18 years old. These conditions include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The service offers general advice, telephone consultation and signposting to parent workshops, following a diagnosis and where appropriate.

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.

Find out more about the Newberry Child Development Centre.

Age Range: From 1 to 18
Target Groups: Carer, Children, Families, Learning Disabilities, Parent, Parent - Teenage, Young Adult / Teenager
Related Services: James Paget University Hospital (Contacts and Communications) (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk Healthy Child Programme (0-19) (Cambridgeshire Community Services)
Paediatric Therapy (Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy) - Great Yarmouth (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Referral Procedure: Make an appointment with the most appropriate health professional such as the GP or health visitor. We recommend taking notes about your child to your appointment for discussion.
Your GP and/or health professional may ask you to speak to your child’s school and gather any appropriate information. This may also be requested once a referral is accepted. Your doctor or nurse will refer you to the service that is the most suitable for your health needs. The service will then contact you to make an appointment or explain what will happen next.
How Service is Delivered: Following referral, families will be offered a face to face or telephone appointment. Information about the child may be requested from educational settings and observations will take place in clinic and/or at school.
Attendance at clinic appointments by families is important.
Opening Times: Newberry Clinic 8.30 a.m - 5.00 p.m Monday – Thursday
8.30am-4.30pm Friday and closed 12-1pm every day.
Parking and Transport: There is onsite parking at all clinic venues with disabled bays, all sites are near public transport bus stops.
Access and Facilities: Newberry clinic has ground floor clinic rooms and nursery with disabled toilets.
Silverwood clinic has both ground floor rooms and 1st floor clinic rooms with stairs with toilets.
Special Educational Needs Accessible: The Newberry clinic is a wheelchair friendly, ground floor centre clinic. With equipment available such as hoists etc. Children can visit and take photos of the venue if this alleviates stress and we will try to minimise waiting times for appointments and have updated our website to show a virtual tour.
Special Educational Needs Contact: email Hayley Harris- Clinic co-ordinator
Newberry Child Development Clinic, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Telephone: 01493 442 322
Special Educational Needs Transition: There is an ongoing ADHD review service for adults, if medication is required to continue the nurses will refer on, they can provide this before discharging back to GP.
Compliments / Complaints: The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a James Paget University Hospitals service, please contact the PALS team on 01493 453 240, or use their compliments or complaints contact emails. You can also submit a comment or query using their online form.
Locations Served: Great Yarmouth, Waveney
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Last updated: 21/11/2022    Last full review: 12/05/2022

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