Bradford Children's Community Team

What does it do?

  • Provide assessment and treatment to children and young people in the Bradford and Airedale area including:-
  • Wound Care in clinic and at home
  • Gastrostomy/Caecostomy/Cystostomy care
  • Pre-Chemo Bloods in the home
  • Ongoing maintenance chemotherapy bloods
  • CVAD care
  • Nasogastric Tubes
  • Overnight saturation monitoring
  • Training for schools and nurseries
  • Training for parents and carers
  • Care of Oxygen dependent children
  • Supply families with consumables
  • Home IV antibiotics, injections and other medications
  • Weight monitoring
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Care of a child on invasive and non-invasive ventilation
  • Liaise with and support members of the multi-disciplinary/multi-agency team in delivering care in the community
  • Provide nursing support in the home to help reduce hospital admissions and facilitate early discharge

The team

The team consists of nurses, healthcare support workers, family support workers, play specialists, community physiotherapists, admin staff, and practice development

Who is it for?

  • Children and young people aged up to 18 with a health need (this includes young people aged 16-17 who may have been under the care of adult services but the District Nursing Service will not accept referrals for this age group on discharge from hospital.
  • Children with a Bradford and Airedale G.P.

How to access this service

  • By referral from a Consultant, G.P., Health Visitor, School Nurse, Nurse Specialists and other healthcare professionals.
  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Patient Experience Service
  • Telephone: 01274 364810
  • Email: patient.experience

To make a Complaint

Or for more information about Patient experience and complaints click here

Who to contact

01274 365051 01274 365051
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Where to go

Children’s Community Nursing Team
St Luke's Hospital


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Needs Level
Universal, With Support, With Specialist Support
SEN Provision Type


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