Children's Community Physiotherapy Service (Islington)

Main Address

  • (Hospital Based Physiotherapy)
    Paediatric Physiotherapy Department
    Old Nurses Accommodation Building
    Whittington Hospital
    Highgate Hill
  • N19 5NF
  • 0207 288 5918


  • Monday to Friday
    8.30am  to 4.30pm
Whittington Health has a team of more than 11 children’s physiotherapists. We provide a high standard of assessment and treatment across all the specialties in both the acute (hospital premises) and the community setting (Islington and Haringey).  We provide family-centred and holistic care.
All of our paediatric physiotherapy services are in line with government initiatives and national service frameworks, including Every Child Matters and NICE clinical guidelines, to provide the most effective service for our children and families.
Most of our physiotherapists are members of the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists and regularly attend and run courses for this special interest group.
Hospital based services
Our acute team is based at the Whittington Hospital where we have direct access to the paediatric Inpatient unit and the Neonatal Unit.
We assess and treat children with a wide range of physical problems and conditions caused by illness, injury or disability including:
• neurological conditions
• chest conditions
• prematurity
• orthopaedic conditions
• Rheumatology conditions
The majority of outpatient physiotherapy is provided by our Community Teams.  Please click here for more information on how to refer.
Community based services
Our Islington community team is based at the Northern Health Centre and at Richard Cloudsley Special Schools.   Please click here for further information and referral form. 
Our Haringey community services are based at St. Ann’s Hospital.   Please click here for further information. 
How to refer
Referral to the hospital paediatric physiotherapy team can be made by paging the physiotherapist on 07699 724343. You can do so by contacting or by accessing the following link Vodaphone paging .
If your referral is for paediatric based community services please click here.

Further Information

Out of Hours Services
The Physiotherapy Department provides an out of hour service (oncall service) from 4:30pm to 8:30am. They also provide cover during weekend hours.  This service is provided by Adult Trained Physiotherapists.
For more information on how to refer out of hours please click here.
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