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 (South County and City only).

Children's clinics at the Children's Development Centre:
Paediatrician receives direct referrals for appointment (South County and City only).
Face to face or via the telephone.

Telephone: 0115 883 1100/ 0
Or direct phone line to clinic reception: 0115 883 1156.

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

Our contact address is Mansfield woodhouse Health Centre, Church Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, NG19 8Bl.

Nottingham City Short Breaks

Short Breaks is based at the Children’s Development Centre at Nottingham City Hospital.

The child/young person must be registered with a Nottingham City GP and have complex health needs.

All referrals for a Short Break must be made via the child/young person's social worker.

Eligibility for a short break is based on a criteria of need which is assessed by Social Care and also be in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare Statement of Purpose for Short Breaks..

Lead clinician

Heather Cutts, Operational Lead, Specialist Services – Children's Nursing.

Short Breaks Unit:
Telephone: 0115 883 1147.

Service commissioned by

Integrated commissioning hub Notts County and Nottingham City Commissioners.