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Community Paediatrics

Community Paediatricians are child health doctors trained in both hospital and community settings. They have experience of working with families and as part of a team to assess children and co-ordinate services for those with disabilities, chronic illnesses, and other special needs.

More information about Community Paediatrics

Where is support offered?

Where is support offered?

We give community paediatric services for the north of the county. This includes:

  • Corby
  • East Northamptonshire
  • Kettering
  • Wellingborough
  • and surrounding areas.

The south of the county service is run by Northampton General Hospital, you can find out more about their children's services online.

What do the team specialise in?

What do the team specialise in?

They specialise in many different needs including:

  • Developmental delays
  • Neuro-disability
  • chronic or long term illnesses
  • Learning disabilities
  • Child protection
  • Adoption and fostering
  • Looked after children who are also called cared for children
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Hearing problems
  • Other complex needs