Children In Care (Haringey)

Main Address

Hours

The CiC service is a paediatric and specialist nursing team that works in partnership with Haringey Children and Young People’s service, (HYCPS),  to address unmet health needs, and promote well-being for children and young people aged (un born where the mother is a looked after child) 0 to 18 who are placed in the care of the London Borough of Haringey.
 
We provide paediatric reviews of children who will be placed for adoption. We also provide the medical sign off for adult health assessments of applicants who wish to be foster carers or adopters. The designated professionals have a strategic role in partnership with the CCG and HYCPS to develop multiagency responses to the challenges presenting with this vulnerable group of children and young people.

Client Groups

Children aged 0-18 who are Looked After by the London Borough of Haringey and placed in Haringey, or who are to be placed for adoption.

We also provide a service to children placed in Haringey from other boroughs for health reviews as requested by the placing authority.
 
The Medical advisor is a panel advisor on Haringey adoption panel.

Appointments

For Initial and Adoption Health Assessments the social worker for the child refers to the whh-tr.CIC-Central@nhs.net.

For Review Health Assessments the foster carer receives a letter form the London Borough of Haringey informing them to call the nurses to book an appoinment.

Referral

All children in care are referred from London borough of Haringey as a “Looked After Child”

Out of Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 5.00

Further Information

Main contact

Dr Kim Holt

Designated Doctor for Children in Care

Lynn Carrington

Designated Nurse for Children in Care

Dr Jyoti Dullabhbhai

Medical Advisor
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