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Children's services


Children's services

To find out more about children's services, what we offer, where we are based Children's Foot Health.


  • Children's Foot Health

The profession of podiatry has developed from its origins in chiropody to become a medical speciality dealing with the assesment, diagosis and treatment of the lower limb.


  • Children's Nutrition and Diet

Nutrition and dietetics offer patient assessment, diagnosis, care planning, treatment and education.


  • Children's Occupational Therapy

The team provides input to children who reside or attend school full-time in County Durham and Darlington.


  • Children's Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a profession that uses physical methods, such as massage and manipulation, to promote healing.


  • Health Visitors

Health visiting teams provide a service to all families with children up to the age of five years.


  • School Nursing

The team is made up of school nurses, who are registered nurses with specialist qualifications in school nursing.

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham