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Community paediatrics

 

As a service we are responsible for arranging clinical assessments on receipt of a referral from a GP or health care professional for children. We provide high quality specialist paediatric care, for specific medical conditions and our role also includes meeting the statutory duties in relations to child protection, the health needs of children looked after, adoption/fostering, developmental delay, special needs, learning difficulties and medical advice for special educational needs, with the overriding goal, is to achieve the optimal health outcome for the child.

We work very closely with parents, carers, health care professionals i.e. health visitors, nurses, therapists also with voluntary services, social care, education and other relevant services to ensure that the children and young people can experience and enjoy optimal health outcomes.

Our services are primarily provided on two sites at Wembley and Willesden Centres for Health and Care. Clinic appointments take place Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm along with home, school, nursery visits and outreach clinics. 

The team consist of four consultant paediatricians and an associate specialist doctor. We also have around six trainee doctors linked with the service who rotate every six months. Paediatricians are supported by secretarial/administrative staff and an Office Manager. 

The administrative office is open from 8.30am – 5pm Monday - Friday and we are based at Wembley Centre for Health and Care.

Tel. 020 8795 6347, 6357, 6353 or 6340
Fax: 020 8795 6350