Community Children's Nursing (CCN) South - NGH

Type of service:
Health Services
c/o Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, Cliftonville, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 5BD
Telephone number:
01604 523896
Email address:
Service description:

The Community Children's Nursing (CCN) Service is a team of experienced children's nurses working in the community setting, providing care to those who have nursing needs which cannot be met by universal services, such children who:

  • Have palliative / end of life needs
  • Are enterally fed
  • Have oxygen requirements
  • Require suction
  • Have a Tracheostomy
  • Require saturation monitoring
  • Require nebulised therapy
  • Require medication by injection (training provided)
  • Require post-operative wound care/catheter removal
  • Need on-going management of MACE (when a 'button' is in situ)
  • Have an ileostomy / colostomy / Urostomy
  • Have a pressure ulcer

An equivalent service for the north of the county is provided by NHFT.

Age range:
0 - 19 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
  • Referral management centre (RMC)
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