Children and Young People's Health

Children and young peoples health play an important their well-being and we believe every child and young person in Newham deserves the best start in life. 

Children & Young People with Additional Needs

Children and young people who have additional health needs and therefore require additional health provisions can access services that will help enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes. This core provision of occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, physiotherapy and child development is provided by the East London Foundation Trusts in community settings and schools.

Barts health run the following clinics for children and young people at Newham University Hospital: Asthma, Audiology, Blood disorders, Cardiology, Diabetes, Enuresis, Epilepsy, Endocrinology, Haematology, Heart murmurs, Immunisation Advisory, Neonatal follow-up, Neonatal neuro-developmental, Neurology, Motor management, Tube feeding and tuberculosis.

Children & Young People with Complex Health Needs

If your child has complex health needs, such as oxygen dependency or tube feeding, or has a life-limiting or serious mental health condition, you may be able to get help with 'continuing' care over an extended period of time, including palliative 'end-of-life' care.

Worried about Child Health?

Please download this leaflet What to do if your child is unwell: A guide for parents help you understand what to look out for and how as a parent / carer you can best access the NHS.

DHSC and UKHSA have also created videos and a blog from medical experts on scarlet fever and Group Strep A to help reassure parents 

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Last updated: 14/02/2024

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