Islington Children's Community Nursing Service

Community children's nurses (CCN) are registered children's nurses who provide clinical nursing to the child at home or in school; assisting parents to provide treatment and monitor the child’s progress. They are a source of support, information and advice for families. They may act as  lead professional for children with long term conditions and/or complex needs; requesting and co-ordinating care from local paediatricians or GPs, the multidisciplinary team and at times directly from the tertiary specialists.

Eczema, Asthma and Allergy nurse-led clinics are run as part of this service in the community. There are also neonatal nurses working in conjunction with UCH and Whittington hospitals work within the team. They provide both clinical nursing, advice and support for babies and their parents/carers. Respite and nursing care is provided to families of children with additional health needs such as complex or life limiting conditions that are resident in the boroughs of Camden,  Islington and Haringey.

Training is also provided in the early years setting or voluntary sector.

Who to contact

020 3316 1950 020 3316 1950
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Northern Health Centre1st floor
Holloway RoadLondon
N7 6LB

Time / date details

Opening times/date
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm

Other Details

Age Ranges

0 to 19 year olds

Cost Details
Who is this service for?
Children aged up to 16 years (or 19 if they attend a special school)
Can I refer myself?
Referral required
Referral Details

Your child's GP, health visitor, school nurse, practice nurse or hospital doctors and nurses can all refer you to the Children's Community Nursing Service.

Additional Languages
All via interpreting service

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