• children's community nursing in Blackpool

The Children's Community Nursing Team are a team of experienced paediatric nurses.

Our role and responsibility is to support children age 0 to 19 years who live in Blackpool Fylde and Wyre with acute and/or complex health needs. All children referred to the team must have a named Paediatrician.

The team support children in their homes, schools or respite areas. The children’s community team cover a seven day service from 8am-9pm. We support nursing care in the community to facilitate early discharges, prevent hospital admissions or readmissions and as support children with health needs in their school.

We support education staff to meet the health needs of children by training them and developing care plans and work alongside other multi agency teams to support children to achieve best outcomes.

Referrals are made by paediatric teams locally and specialist hospitals.