Community Paediatric Service - Poole N.H.S

The Community Paediatric services in East Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole are delivered by paediatricians from Poole Hospital NHS Foundation trust and from Community sites, including Special Schools across the locality. Services provided include neurodevelopmental assessment and ongoing care; educational paediatrics, including statutory roles in providing advice to Local Authorities; social paediatrics including work with Looked after Children; Safeguarding and Enuresis Clinics. Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust also provides acute paediatric services for East Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.


01202 665511


Venue address
Poole General Hospital Longfleet Road
BH15 2JB
East Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 09:00-17:00
Tue: 09:00-17:00
Wed: 09:00-17:00
Thu: 09:00-17:00
Fri: 09:00-17:00

Service Details

Additional Information
Children must be registered with a Dorset GP. Service is for children from birth to 16 years for new referrals, with some exceptions or up to the age of 19 for young people with SEN or a disability. Out of hour’s service available and answer machine. A 24 hour on-call service for safeguarding is provided for professionals from health, social care and the police.
Referral information
Referrals are accepted from health professionals in Primary or Secondary care and from those working in Education or in Social Care. Self-referrals are not accepted, there is no private provision.
Age Range Details
0 to 16 years (or up to the age of 19 for those with SEN or a disability).
Age Range
0 years 0 months to 19 years 0 months


Wheelchair accessible
Building is fully wheelchair accessible.
Parking availability information
Available parking including disabled parking bays and drop off/collection points.
Toilet facility information
Baby changing facilities available.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
Children up to 16 or 19 with additional needs and with Educational, Health and Care Plans who live in the catchment area are eligible for our service. Our staff are all experienced paediatricians with appropriate training. Transition plans for young people entering adulthood depends on their individual needs and adult services available. Transition is considered from age 14 years.

Journey Planner

Address: Poole General Hospital  Longfleet Road  Poole  Dorset

You are texting details about Community Paediatric Service - Poole N.H.S