Children’s Community Nursing Team

We are a team of children’s nurses with extensive community training and experience.

Our areas of expertise include chronic disease specialists (Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes, CF), Continence Team, Palliative care Team and Home Ventilation/Continuing Care Team. We support GPs with the acutely unwell child by offering home support, observation monitoring. Our areas of expertise include chronic disease specialists (Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis), Continence, Palliative care and home ventilation/complex care. We offer generic support – early discharge support following planned or unplanned hospital admission, dressing and wound care, intravenous antibiotics at home, insulin for newly-diagnosed diabetics, oxygen saturation monitoring. We operate appointment clinics in health centres across Manchester – general nursing, constipation, eczema, asthma, phlebotomy. We have chronic disease specialists including epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis, a Palliative Care Team, a Home Ventilation/Complex Care Team and a Special Needs School Nursing service. We work closely with the disabled children’s team (social services).


The team are based at Longsight Health Centre. Clinics are run at various health centres across the city.


8.00 am – 10.00 pm, 7 days a week. This service will offer guaranteed nursing triage within 4 hours of receipt of referral (within office hours).

How to contact:

Longsight Health Centre
526-528 Stockport Road
M13 0RR

Tel: 0161 248 8501 (24 hour answerphone)


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Additional Support:

Children’s Community Nursing also includes the: Complex Care Team Children’s Continence Team Palliative Care Team Special Needs School Nursing Service


Referrals are accepted by email, telephone (24 hour answerphone), or post. Referrals are accepted from:

  • Walk in centres, A&E, O&A units
  • Lead Professionals of Multi-Agency teams
  • GPs
  • Colleagues, fellow professionals, voluntary, statutory and non-statutory organisations
  • Individuals and families known to the team
  • Hospital and Community Paediatricians
  • Email  –

We will see any child or young adult under the age of 16yrs (25yrs if they have complex/special needs). Please complete the Children and Young People’s Service referral form (Referral Form here), fill out all mandatory sections and forward to the team at –

NHS.NET account for referrals

If you wish to refer a child for a blood test, please use the CCS1 Children and Young People’s Service Referral Form and PSD Ametop Form (for topical anaesthesia) and forward to the team at

Referrals are triaged each morning and afternoon.

CCNT Acute and phlebotomy  email for referrals

We do not accept Fax referrals

Additional Information:

Awards / Recognitions:

Gold Governance Quality Label 2010