Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Children's Nursing Services

We provide a range of nursing services for children and young people with a learning disability, physical disability and/or complex health condition.

Our services include:

  • children's community nursing
  • a range of paediatrician-led clinics

We offer our community nursing service to children and young people aged up to 19 in Mansfield and Ashfield and Newark and Sherwood.

Accessing our services

Contact the Children's Development Centre reception on: 0300 123 3387 and ask for the team you wish to speak to.

Service opening hours


Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5pm.


Community Nursing Service

Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5pm.

Contact and find us

Getting here

The Children's Development Centre is on the Hucknall Road side of the City Hospital, off the North Road. Please see Nottingham University Hospital's information for getting to the City Hospital.

Children's Development Centre
Nottingham City Hospital Campus
Hucknall Road

Tel: 0300 123 3387

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referrals to the Children's Community Nursing Team are made direct from community paediatricians based within the Children's Development Centre.


Children's clinics at the Children's Development Centre

Paediatrician receives direct referrals for appointment
Face to face or via the telephone.


All referrals to the Children's Community Nursing Team should go through the Single Point of Access (SPA) on 0300 123 3387. 

If you are an NHS health professional who would like to make a referral, please use our referral form [docx] 414KB. You will require Microsoft Word to complete this referral form. Please email if you require this form in an alternative format.


Service commissioned by

Integrated commissioning hub Notts County and Nottingham City Commissioners.



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