CPFT provides a wide range of services for children, young people and their families: universal child health services, pathways for children and young people with mild - moderate - severe mental health problems and care and treatment for children and young people with developmental problems, physical and learning disabilities.

The children's service directory pages describe how we can help children, young people and their families, their GPs and other professionals and agencies working with them to optimise their health and well-being.

For more information:

  • Dr Venkat Reddy - Clinical Director, Children, Young People and Families Directorate

How the children's services teams can help you

Peterborough Integrated Children's Health Services

We provide support, advice and health care for children, young people, carers and families.  Our services include:

  • Health visiting
  • School nursing
  • Child and adolescent mental health services
  • Children's community nursing
  • Community paediatrics
  • Child Development Centre
  • Paediatric speech and language therapy
  • Paediatric occupational therapy
  • Paediatric physiotherapy
  • Paediatric psychology
  • Children in care
  • The Family Nurse Partnership

For more information please contact Dr Venkat Reddy, Clinical Lead, Peterborough Children's Health Services, on 01733 777937.

 

Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Our pathways are aligned to the CAMH tiered model of service. 

Initially, children, young people and their families may be referred from a variety of agencies for assessment, advice and support.

The main treatment pathway for children and young people entering secondary care includes a comprehensive and  holistic assessment and a wide range of therapeutic approaches to address identified needs including:

  • family therapy
  • cognitive behavioural therapy
  • group therapy
  • psychotherapy
  • psychoeducation

We provide a wide range of community paediatric learning disability services supporting children, young people and their families, and the professionals and organisations working with them. 

We also provide consultation, training and advice for professionals on signs and symptoms of mental health disorders in children and adolescents.

For more information please contact Dr Nick White, Associate Director of Operations, Children, Young People and Families Directorate.

 

Specialist and in-patient CAMH services

We provide a number of specialist and in-patient services for children and young people with severe and enduring mental health problems who have a need for particular interventions, focused work and in patient treatment:

With close links to the Darwin Centre for Young People, the CAMH Intensive Support Team is a community focused team offering an alternative to hospital admision for young people aged 12-18 years who are experiencing a crisis in their mental health and support for their families. The team also offers support following discharge from hospital admission.

The Cambridge Centre for Paediatric Neuropsychological Rehabilitation provides assessment, care and treatment for children with acquired brain injury.

For more information please contact Dr Nick White, Associate Director of Operations, Children, Young People and Families Directorate.

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The page was last updated on 08 February 2017 by aburrows.

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