Paediatric liaison health visiting service

Contact details

Address:
Enfield Paediatric Liaison Office
Child Protection Unit - Portacabin
Sterling Way
London
N18 1QX

Telephone:  020 8887 3010

E-mail:  beh-tr.NorthMiddPLHV@nhs.net

Clinical lead: Garikayi Teera

Who we are and what we offer

The Enfield paediatric liaison health visiting service is based at North Middlesex Hospital. Services include:
•    Combining background of nursing, midwifery, health visiting and mental health, the service facilitates the timely exchange of information between hospital and community.
•    Screening attendances of all Enfield children who attend NMH A&E to ascertain if there are any mental, physical and/or social health concerns needing to be addressed with the Health Visitors or School Nurses.
•    Offering relevant information for the Trust & hospital staff.
•     Linking with Paediatric Hospital Departments; Paediatric Assessment Unit (PAU) ,Paediatric Day Assessment Unit (PDAU), Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU), Maternity Unit and Children's Ward,  aiming  to strengthen communication links.
•    Safeguarding and information sharing.
•    Providing a CONI Scheme for NMUH

We work with:

  • Safeguarding team
  • Perinatal mental health service
  • Accident and emergency
  • Special care baby unit (SCBU) & birthing centre
  • Maternity unit
  • Paediatric assessment unit
  • Rainbow ward
  • Community practitioners