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Community Paediatric Service - Poole NHS

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 (urinary continence) Clinics. Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust also provides acute paediatric services for East Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.   

Poole Hospital
Longfleet Road
BH15 2JB
01202 665511
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Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Times Available:
Monday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm
All Year Round
From 0 years  0 months to 18 years  0 months.
This Service is Free
Referral Criteria:
Via GP or other health professional
Referral Procedure:
There are referral criteria which should be used. Referrals needing Consultant input should be directed to Dr Howard or Dr Morris for preschool children, wherever they live, and to Dr Kelsall for Dorset children (excluding Christchurch), Dr Renshaw for Bournemouth and Dr Mughal for Poole. Many children could be seen by the patch based SAS doctor first, and referrals can go directly to them. Children attending a special school should be referred to the school paediatrician.
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See further information on the Community Paediatric Service.