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Children's Community Nursing Team (CCNT) (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Address: The Cove
Children's Outpatients Clinic
James Paget University Hospital
Lowestoft Road

Gorleston
Norfolk
NR31 6LA
Children's Community Nursing Team (direct line): 01493 453 965
Website: www.jpaget.nhs.uk/departments-services/children-young-peoples-services/childrens-community-nursing-team/

The Children's Community Nursing Team (CCNT) service provides nursing care and support within the community setting, for your child aged 0 to 18 years (up to 19th birthday for children with learning disabilities) who live within Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

The service responds to local needs, taking into account of the need to prevent hospital admission, facilitate early discharge and care for children with complex needs including those with life limiting conditions. CCNT will meet the needs of your child and family by ensuring continuity of both educational and health services, providing the link between home, school, hospital and primary care and can provide an individualised healthcare plan for your child with chronic conditions under their care.

The team can provide advice, support, training to educational staff and medical professionals who care for your child, ensuring the care is safe at all times.

CCNT is staffed by appropriately qualified children's community nurses some of whom will have undertaken additional training in a specialist field. Specialities include Infant Complex care, Discharge planning, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Allergy, Asthma, Healthy Weight, Enuresis, Oncology, and Encopresis.

Your child will need to be referred to the service by any professional your child is under.

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged if English is not your first language.

Home visits can be provided to users of this service.

An information leaflet is available.

Age Range: 19 and under
Target Groups: Children
Related Services: Children’s Home Based Respite Care (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
James Paget University Hospital (Contacts and Communications) (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Safeguarding Department - Learning Disability and Autism (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Referral Procedure: Referrals can be accepted from any health and social professional that sees your child
How Service is Delivered: CCNT will arrange with you a mutually convenient time to visit your family home to see your child. Contact can also be arranged to see your child at The Cove Children's Outpatients at the James Paget Hospital. Where it is applicable and with your permission, visits can be arranged during the school day at your child's school so that their attendance is not affected
Advice and guidance can be given over the telephone when appropriate.
Opening Times: Monday- Friday 08:00am-18:00pm
Weekends and bank Holidays can be seen on Ward 10 at James Paget Hospital by prior arrangement if required.
The Cove Children's Outpatients James Paget Hospital Mon - Fri 0900-1700 by prior arrangement with CCNT
During school day at CYP school by prior arrangement with CCNT, school and parent
Parking and Transport: To attend The Cove Children's outpatients JPUH there is onsite car parking
Access and Facilities: The Cove Childrens Clinic - ground floor with accessible entrance
Special Educational Needs Accessible: The Cove Childrens clinic is accessible to all needs.
Staff have received appropriate training.
Special Educational Needs Contact: Marie Denby, Learning Disabilities Practitioner James Paget Hospital
Special Educational Needs Transition: Use of Ready Steady Go transition assessment pack which is given to those children & families expected to transition to adult care. Assessment begins at around age 11 years & continues until 19 years when the young person is transitioned to adult services. Packs may be handed out by any professional working with that child & should be completed & acted upon over the course of 11-19 years.
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: 07/06/2022    Last full review: 12/04/2022

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