Community Paediatric Service - Preston, Chorley and South Ribble
The Community Paediatric team in Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides community and neurodevelopmental services for children and young people across Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston. We offer specialist assessment, coordination with other services and long-term support to children and young people and their families with developmental conditions or complex health needs.
We are an outpatient service. We work very closely with our therapy colleagues (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy) and a specialist nurse. We have established links with health visitors, school nurses, education professionals, educational psychology, audiological physicians, Clinical Psychology, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Children’s Social Care.
Address and contact information
- Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9HT
- Contact Name
- Community Paediatric Service
- 01772621062 - Chorley & South Ribble, 01772777222 - Preston
This service is designed to serve children and young people between the ages of 0 - 16 years, or up to 19 years if attending a special school setting.
Accessing the Service
The child or young person can be referred into the service by a professional such as their GP, health visitor, school nurse, nursery teacher or school teacher and we accept referrals from colleagues in therapy services, general paediatricians, neonatologists and consultants in other specialties. The service is accessed free of charge.
- Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-11 years old
11-16 years old
16-19 years old
19-25 years old