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Community Services

The NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of Paediatric and Community Children's nursing services for the local population.  The service offers a range of clinics for children and young people from birth to 18 years old and depending on the clinic, a team of paediatricians, doctors, specialist nurses, speech and language therapists, community nurses or other members of the team are available.

Various clinics and interventions not limited to but include:

  • diabetes
  • epilepsy
  • endocrine
  • respiratory
  • feeding
  • general and urology surgery
  • general paediatrics
  • urinary tract infections
  • constipation
  • allergy
  • gastroenterology
  • neuro-disability
  • dietetics
  • neonatology
  • cardiac echo screening
  • BCG immunisations
  • speech and language
  • psychology for children and young people with diabetes
  • blood sampling

There are several consultants from other NHS trusts who provide specialist clinics for immunology, hepatic conditions, cystic fibrosis, paediatric nephrology, neurology, genetic conditions, paediatric respiratory and muscle disorders.  Initial consultant appointments are overseen by specialist nurses on an ongoing basis.

In Hartlepool this service is provided by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.

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