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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. 


01772621062 - Chorley & South Ribble 01772777222 - Preston

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-11 years old
11-16 years old
16-19 years old
19-25 years old