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CHFT Children’s Community Nursing Team

All about us

We provide aspects of nursing care to children and young people in South Kirklees (Huddersfield post codes).

We support children and young people with the following (this list contains examples of care we provide it is not exhaustive & each referral will be dealt with on an individual basis) :

  • home oxygen therapy
  • Complex Health needs
  • Oncology (cancer) and some blood related disorders
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Wound care e.g. post-operative wounds, pressure wounds
  • Children with long term conditions
  • Gastrostomy & Nasogastric tubes
  • Tracheostomies
  • End of life care for children with a nursing need who have life limiting/life threatening conditions
  • Support with invasive/non-invasive ventilation
  • Support families with injections
  • Training and technical assistance with equipment
  • Sleep studies at a consultant request

Depending on the nature of the referral we will either see children in their own home or at an agreed place such as a school/Nursery or hospital setting.

Who is this service for?

From birth up to 18th birthday.

How to access what we do

Children can be referred by a pediatrician, staff at the hospital, health professional or by a parent.

A referral can be made by completing our referral form and submitting it to our email box. 

Once a referral has been accepted someone from the team will contact you for some more information & to arrange a visit/appointment.

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