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Health (SEN and Disabilities)

Your local pharmacy

To find your local pharmacies, go to the NHS website:

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Your local GP

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Health services

  • Health services look after your child's health and provide treatment when necessary
  • The first point of contact may be a hospital specialist or GP who can refer you to other services

See below for a list of services that can help.


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    Cerebra helps to improve the lives of children with brain related conditions.
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    Children's Community Nursing Team (CCNT)
    The Children's Community Nursing service (CCNT) at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, provides direct nursing care, advice and education on caring for children.
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    Children's Disability Team
    A small specialist team working in Children and Families Social Care at South Tyneside Council.
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    Children's Occupational Therapy Service
    The South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust Children's Occupational therapy Service provides Occupational therapy services for Children and Young People.
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    Special Needs Physiotherapy
    Palmer Community Hospital
    The team provide Physiotherapy assessment and treatment for children from birth to sixteen years, who have a general delay, disorder of movement, disability or illness, which may be improved, controlled or alleviated by physiotherapy intervention.

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