Children and Young People’s Referral Management Centre (RMC) - NHS

Type of service:
Health Services
c/o Castle Unit, Isebrook Hospital, Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1LP
Telephone number:
0800 170 7055
Email address:
Service description:

The Children and Young People's Referral Management Centre (RMC) provides a single point of access for professionals to make referrals into children and young people's specialist community health services. It aims to help referrers to make sure children and young people are seen by the right person, with the right skills, at the right time.

The RMC provide training and support to professionals inside and outside of the NHS in how to make referrals. It is also available via telephone to advise referrers or families on the outcome of their referrals.

The RMC is always expanding its services for children and young people throughout the county. This is the current list of services that it facilitates referrals for:

NHFT - Specialist Children's Services:

  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Children’s Community Nursing
  • Community Paediatrics
  • Children's Community Team for People With a Learning Disability (CTPLD)
  • Children’s Continence Service
  • Children’s Dietetics
  • Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health (including CAMHS)
  • Looked After Children (Mental Health Only)
  • Children’s Occupational Therapy
  • Children’s Physiotherapy
  • Children’s Speech and Language Therapy
  • Special School Nursing
  • Breastfeeding Support Service
  • Children’s Eating Disorder Service
  • Paediatric Psychology

Northampton General Hospital - Children's Community Services:

  • Community Paediatrics
  • Children's Community Nursing
  • Children's Physiotherapy
  • Child and Adolescent Bereavement Service (CABS)

Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services:

  • Service Six
  • Time 2 Talk
  • The Lowdown
  • CHAT (Oundle)
  • Youthworks CIC

Who Is This Service For?

Any professional who is working with a child, young person and their families and wishes to make a referral.

How To Access This Service

The RMC accepts referrals from any professional who is working with a child, young person, and their families. It uses one generic referral form which enables professionals to refer to any service in the same way and by the same route. To refer a child, please complete the referral form here: Children and Young Person's Rerferral Management Centre (CYPRMC) Referral Form.

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Age range:
0 - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Professionals/Staff
Referral route:
  • Professional referral
  • Referral management centre (RMC)
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