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Children's Community Nurses

Childrens Community Specialist Nursing Service

Children's Community Specialist Nurses provide nursing to children with complex needs at home.

They provide care for children and young people from 0 up to their 18th birthday who:

  • need acute short-term interventions to enable them to be cared for at home
  • have complex healthcare needs/long-term conditions requiring nursing support/intervention
  • require palliative and end-of-life care

Referral information

Referrals are made via GPs and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people within the Greater Peterborough and Local Commissioning Group.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation trust
Children's Community Specialist Nursing Service

We are based at the City Care Centre, Thorpe Road, Peterborough PE3 6DB.  There is limited parking available with a pay machine at Reception.

Where to go

City Care Centre
Thorpe Road

Is there access and support for patients and visitors with a disability?

Yes, our clinical bases are accessible. Please ring the team before your appointment to discuss any requirements.

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Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

We accept referrals from clinicians and social care professionals working with children, young people and families who are registered with a Peterborough based GP practice and some areas of NHS Cambridgeshire (Yaxley, Whittlesey,  Oundle & Wansford). New referrals are dealt with on receipt by the member on staff on duty at the time.  Immediate action will be taken on referrals received by 12.00 if it requires immediate attention.  

Children between 0-16 birthday who are registered with a Peterborough based GP practice and some areas of NHS Cambridgeshire (Yaxley, Whittlesey, Oundle & Wansford

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