Community Paediatric Services

Community Paediatricians are specialist children's doctors who take a key role in the supervision and coordination of care for the individual child/young person and their family

Who to contact

0208 586 6250/6251 0208 586 6250/6251
SCYPS - Community Paediatric Services
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Where to go

West Ham Lane Health Centre
West Ham Lane Clinic, 84
West Ham Lane
E15 4PT
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Age Ranges
Under 19 years of age
Referral required
Referral Details

Community Paediatricians specialise in child development, disability and social paediatrics and work as part of the wider SCYPS multidisciplinary team.

We accept professional referrals from Health, Education and Social Care colleagues. We do not accept direct referrals from parents/carers.

To be referred to be seen by a Community Paediatrician, the child/young person must be:

  • Under 19 years of age
  • Registered with a Newham GP

We accept referrals for the following conditions:

  • Suspected Autism from the age of 2 years -12.5 years
    • Before referral the possibility of autism must be discussed with the parent/carer by the referrer and clearly documented in the referral. Referrals may require additional information please see CHAND website for more details and referral form.
  • Delay/disorder in 2 or more developmental domains
  • Any developmental regression – loss of developmental skills
  • Diagnosed or suspected motor and movement disorders - such as Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital condition (suspected or diagnosed) associated with developmental delay - e.g. Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Neurofibromatosis
  • Significant learning disability in children of school age where an underlying inherited/medical condition is suspected as the cause.
  • Chronic medical conditions associated with long-term neuro-disability – such as refractory epilepsy
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia)
  • Nocturnal enuresis/bedwetting in children over 5 years.


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