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Patch Children's Community Nursing team

The Patch Children’s Community Nursing (Patch CCN) team provide services for children and young people up to the age of 15 years in Lambeth and Southwark, who have one of the following conditions:

  • asthma
  • eczema
  • constipation

Our team of children’s nurses can help parents or carers, children and young people to better manage their health condition with confidence.

Who can access the team?

Our team of specialist children’s community nurses will see children and young people who have a diagnosis of asthma, constipation or eczema and are registered with a GP practice in Southwark or Lambeth. The team will see children between the ages of:

  • 2-15 years for asthma
  • 6 months-15 years for constipation
  • 0-15 years for eczema

How to access the team

You can ask your GP for a referral to the team or self-refer by completing a Health Check online. The Health Check asks about a child's health condition, their general wellbeing, and some family background information. It takes about five minutes to complete.

Complete the Health Check online.

All families who complete the Health Check are provided with a Health Support Pack. The Health Support Pack contains practical information on how families can support their child to manage their health condition.

The Health Check is hosted by Teleologic, a partner organisation who work closely with us to provide our services. Further information on how our Trust manages health information, including work with partner organisations, can be found on the Guy’s and St Thomas’ website.

Clinic locations

If you are offered an appointment it will either be by telephone, video call or in one of the following community clinics:

  • Mary Sheridan
  • Gracefield Gardens Primary and Social Care Centre
  • Elm Court Health Centre
  • Sunshine House
  • Pulross Intermediate Care Centre
  • Tessa Jowell Health Centre
  • Akerman Health Centre
  • Sunnyhill Children’s Centre 
  • Bermondsey Health Centre.

Contact us

Email: gst-tr.cyp@nhs.net

Tel: 020 7188 2854