Children in Care Health Service

Contact Us from Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Health Team for Children in Care

Team Administrators - Jacki Place and Abi Davis 

Jacki or Abi may be able to help you with queries about health assessments for children in care. They can be contacted on: 0300 421 8164 / 8142 

Nurses for Children in Care

Team Landline Phone Number: 01452 895245

Our nurses are all Registered Nurses as well as qualified Health Visitors or School Nurses who have also had additional training around the needs of Children in Care. The nurses can be contacted on either the above team landline number or the mobile numbers below.

Holly Dowsing:       07824 866465

Lorna Griffiths:       07554115253

Pam Dickerson:      07970 124081

Liz Bennett:            07500 089429

Pauline Edwards:    07798 745 932

Our aim is to promote and look after the health of children in care. We do this by:

  • ensuring that high quality health assessments are offered to young people in care.
  • ensuring that adults working with these young people are trained and supported in health needs
  • ensuring that health professionals are equipped to deal with identifying and providing for their health needs.

We are also available for advice as requested from any service/individual as well as providing support to social care teams. We work closely with social care and the looked after children’s services including foster care services, within the local authority. 

Anyone involved in supporting children in care can contact us, including health professionals, social workers, foster carers and public health nurses.