Help in a crisis during Coronavirus 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.

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

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.

Community Training Team

What we doSelston community unit

The Training Team provides training and support to a range of agencies caring for children and young people who have additional health care needs within the community.

Our service is available for all children and young people registered with a GP in Nottingham City or Nottinghamshire County.

We recognise that our children and young people already have excellent care packages in place, and aim to work alongside the community nursing team and other agencies, such as specialist nurses and therapy teams, to enhance this. 

Our aim is to to ensure that children and young people with additional healthcare needs receive safe and effective care, wherever they are.


Who we are

The team consists of registered paediatric and learning disability nurses who have a range of experience caring for children and young people within hospital and community settings.

We are part of the Community Children and Young People’s Service.

Accessing our service

The training team is accessible for any service caring for a young person within Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County.
Information about the sessions that we offer can be found in the prospectus below. 
To make a referral that is child specific and to book in competency/skills assessments, then please complete a referral form below and send to our email

Community Training Team referral form October 2020 [docx] 270KB

For training that is not child specific and is accessible at Selston Community Unit, please send a booking request to our email as stated on the training dates document below. 

Prospectus and training dates

Contact and find us

Community Training Team
Community Children and Young People’s Services
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Selston Community Unit
NG16 6BT

Tel: 0115 993 4544 or 0115 993 4545


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