About this service

Children’s health community services

Colchester Hospital

We have a dedicated children’s outpatient clinic at Colchester Hospital – the entrance is on the left of the main entrance. Please check your appointment letter as some of our appointments are at different locations.

 

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Contact

01206 745 977

Ipswich Hospital

We hold some appointments at Ipswich Hospital.  Please check your appointment letter before you set off.

How to get here

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Colchester Primary Care Centre

We hold clinics here.

Clinics

Location

Turner Road
Colchester
Essex
CO4 5JR

 01206 745 977

Clacton Hospital

We hold clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Location

The child health department is on the first floor.

Contact

01255 201 652

Halstead Hospital

We hold clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Contact

01787 273 106

Harwich Hospital

We hold clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Clinics

Contact

01255 201 321

Community paediatrics

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals work in partnership with community paediatrics.

The community paediatrics service will:

  • Assess and help your child if they have a developmental impairment
  • Assess and help your child if they have a physical or learning disability
  • Assess and help your child if they have complex health needs
  • Carry out specialist assessments of school-age children if there is a concern about a neuro-developmental disorder such as ADHD
  • Provide medical advice for education healthcare plans (EHCP)
  • Provide medical advice for safeguarding children and child protection

We work with other agencies:

  • speech and language therapists
  • occupational therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • health visitors
  • school nurses
  • emotional wellbeing and mental health service (EWMHS)
  • hospital doctors
  • social workers
  • schools
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