Children Looked After (Islington)

Main Address

Hours

  • Monday to Friday
    9am to 5pm
Whittington Health consists of three Looked After Children’s Teams:
  • Children in Care (Haringey)
  • Children Looked After (Islington)
  • Looked After Children (Hackney)

Children Looked After (Islington)
 
 
The Children Looked After health team in Islington are responsible for promoting all aspects of health to children and young adults who are looked after by Islington Children’s Social Care. We have a commitment to providing statutory health assessments to Children and young People Looked After by Islington.
 
The Children Looked After health team delivers specific health targeted interventions, advocacy and immunisations delivered according to a proactive outreach model. The CLA Health Team forms part of an integrated service with CAMHS.
 
The CLA Health Team is co-located with other London Borough of Islington (LBI) services for looked after children.  Please see address above.

Referral

Contact Joe Coton, Service Administrator on 0207 527 8810 who will advise on referrals.

For Notifications of Placements of children and young people out of borough placed within Islington , contact Dr Rebecca Evanson, Designated Doctor on email: rebeccaevanson@nhs.net.

Further Information

A Young People’s Health Clinic is held at
Independent Futures
5 Elthorne Road
London N19 4AB
Drop in on Wednesdays, between 2- 5 pm (weekly from 17th February)
Contact:  helen.halloran@nhs.net  or  Lperkins1@nhs.net
 
Other key members of staff:

Dr Rebecca Evanson, Designated Doctor
Aku Baah, Named Nurse (age group 0-7), aku.baah@nhs.net
Mary McGovern, Nurse Health Advisor (8-14), mary.mcgovern2@nhs.net
Louise Perkins and Helen Halloran, Nurse Health Advisor (15+), helen.halloran@nhs.net; lperkins1@nhs.net
Joe Coton, Administrator
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