Children’s Community Nursing Team Greenwich

The Children's Community Nursing team provides a range of services to support children and young people who require skilled nursing support in their own home, clinic or a community setting.

They provide services for people whose GP is in Greenwich aged between 0 and 18 years or 0 and 19 years if they have a learning difficulty.

They help children and their families manage:

  • life limiting or life threatening conditions
  • oxygen dependent babies
  • complex conditions
  • acute and short term conditions
  • long term conditions
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • childhood cancers
  • nasogastric tube feeding (through the nose)
  • gastrostomies (tube feeding through the tummy)
  • palliative care and end-of-life care
  • bereavement support 

Working hours: 8.30am to 4:30pm (Monday to Friday)

Please call the SPA team to book an appointment in one of the following clinics:

  • Children's Community Nursing Clinic: Tuesdays 2pm - 4pm and Fridays 4pm - 6pm 
  • Diabetes Clinic: Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm. 

Parents who need to collect equipment can do so from Wensley Close on Tuesday and Friday afternoons or Wednesday mornings. Please call in advance to arrange.

Christmas / New Year:

Community Children’s Nursing Team will be available Monday to Saturday 8:00am to 6:00pm. The service does not work Bank Holidays.

Continuing Care will be provided over the Christmas period and local on-call arrangements are in place. The service will be available Saturday 24th and 31st December. The team will provide End of Life care and support in the community if required. Contact number: 0208 294 3130.

Diabetes Nursing Service: Daily contact will be maintained for newly diagnosed children/young people. Contact number 0208 294 3130.


  • Community health services (children)

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Bungalow 3
Wensley Close


Public phone number:

Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 5pm
Please call our Single Point of Access (SPA) team on 020 8836 8621

Fax number:

020 8319 3336

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