Children's Community Nursing Team
This service is made up of lots of different health professionals. We work across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to provide the very best care, support and advice to children, young people, families and carers.
What we do
We provide care to children and young people with a short-term health condition, a long-term health condition (such as asthma or diabetes) or who have Special Education Needs or a Disability (SEND).
Which services does this include?
Known as the Children’s Acute and Ongoing Needs Service, it brings together the following services, known as paediatric specialisms, for further information please click on the links below:
- Children’s Epilepsy Specialist
- Children’s Diabetes Specialist
- Children’s Occupational Therapy
- Child Development Team
- Children's Dietetics
- Children’s Eye Service
- Children’s Complex/Palliative Care
- Children’s Physiotherapy
- Children’s Respiratory Specialist
- Children’s Speech and Language Therapy
- Community Paediatrics and Child Health
- Children's Neuromuscular Specialists
- Paediatric Nurse Practitioners
Where we are based
Our 'hub' is at Callaghan House in Heywood. However, we provide care and treatment right across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.
This includes clinics, health centres, children's centres, special schools and nurseries. We also provide care in your own home, where appropriate.
When we are open
The service is contactable Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm. Referrals can be sent by email at any time.
Who can refer
To support easy access, referrals can be made in to the Children's Community Nursing Team by anyone that works with a child or young person.This includes:
- Any health professional
- Any social care professional
- Any education professional
How to refer
Children and young people who require support from any of the specialisms can be referred via the Single Point Of Access (SPOA) in the following ways:
Telephone: 01706 676777
Fax: 0207 019 7419
Send to: Children's Community Nursing Team, Callaghan House, Cross Street, Heywood OL10 2DY.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Callaghan House
Cross Street off Green Lane
OL10 2DYView OL10 2DY on a map
- Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 (Birth to Pre-School)
4-10 (Primary School)
11-16 (Secondary School)
16-18 (Transitions into Adulthood)