The National Health Service (NHS) provides services that everyone can access, these are called universal services. It also provides other services that you are more likely to come across because your child needs extra help and support, these services are called specialist services.
Children’s and Special Care Dentistry
Referral dental service for children and young adults with additional needs which include a physical, intellectual, medical, emotional, sensory, mental, psychological or social impairment or disability or a combination of these factors. View more information
Children and young people’s Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
We are a multidisciplinary community based service designed to meet the mental health needs of children 0-18 years of age, (including those with learning disability), across Telford and Shropshire. View more information.
Children's Community Physiotherapy
The Children's Community Physiotherapy team provides physiotherapy assessment, treatment and rehabilitation during/following; illness, surgery, disease, disability or injury. Children's Physiotherapy have a specific interest and expertise in working with children and young people who present with a wide range of conditions. The Physiotherapists work in a variety of different settings such as homes, clinics, Child Development Centres and schools (mainstream and special). View more information.
Find your nearest doctors practice. Most referrals will need to start from your local GP.
Domiciliary service: for patients who are unable to attend the dental surgery due to medical and/or mobility difficulties. View more information.
Occupational Therapy Service (OT)
Occupational therapy is the assessment and treatment of a range of difficulties and diagnoses using specific, purposeful activity. View more information.
Paediatric Psychology Service
When young people have serious physical health problems it can be very distressing for them and for everyone in the family. Our service offers a chance for young people and their families to talk about how this makes them feel, and where necessary suggest strategies or ways of dealing with things that can help them to cope better with their situation. View more information.
It provides a range of acute hospital services for people from Telford, Shropshire, mid Wales and further afield. Visit the PRH website.
School Nurses support health and wellbeing programmes for all children and young people 5-19 years of age in schools and the wider community having smoothly taken over from health visitors, who provide services from pregnancy to the first five years of life. School nurses are qualified nurses with various additional qualifications.
School nurses have a specialist public health qualification and/or extensive experience of working with children, young people and their families. View more information.
Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)
The Children's Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service in Shropshire provides assessment and treatment of speech, language, communication and/or swallowing difficulties for children and young people from 0-16 years of age (or to 19 years old in full time education). View more information.