The Royal College of Nursing has announced that industrial action will take place on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February. We'll contact you if your care or your child's care is affected. Ambulance workers are planning strike action on Friday 10 February. Learn more.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this February. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

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Useful websites and charities

  • CANCHILD
    CanChild research efforts focus on children and youth with disabilities and their families
  • Bliss
    For babies born premature or sick
  • EI SMART
    Early intervention for babies and young children
  • Born to move
    A NHS app developed by Kent community health which helps parents teach their babies important movement skills 
  • Scope UK
    A disability equality charity
  • Contact
    For families with disabled children 
  • Muscular Dystrophy UK
    Fighting muscle wasting conditions. 
  • Change for Life
    Tips for healthier children and families
  • CP Sport
    A cerebral palsy sports charity 
  • Parasport
    Adapted sport for children and adults with disabilities
  • Activity Alliance
    Disability inclusion sport
  • Whizz-kidz
    UK’s leading charity for young wheelchair users
  • Wheelpower
    A national charity for wheelchair sport 

Professional bodies