0-19 BARNSLEY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICE

Barnsley

Who we are

During the COVID-19 period, we are continuing to provide our service but we have had to make a few temporary changes to how we do this. Support for Children, Young People, Parents and Carers is available for example:- breastfeeding, weaning, bed wetting, child development, emotional difficulties.

Description

During the COVID-19 period, we are continuing to provide a service but we have had to make a few temporary changes to how we do this.
We will continue to provide assessments at key times but this will be by telephone or video call (where possible) and face to face if required:-

  • Antenatal contact Birth contact (after 10 days)
  • 6 - 8 week review 8 -12 month review 2 - 2 1/2 years review

Further support for Children, Young People, Parents and Carers continues to be available for example:-

  • breastfeeding
  • weaning
  • bed wetting
  • child development
  • emotional difficulties.

We are very much available to support Children, Young People and Families who may have specific needs during this time and may require support either virtually or in person.

For all questions and enquiries you can contact us in the following ways:-

Telephone:- To access our service by telephone you can call our Single Point of Access number on 01226 774411 Monday to Thursday 8.45 am to 4.45 pm and Fridays 8.45 am to 4.15 pm (except for Bank Holidays). One of our staff from our telephone answering service will take your details for a member of the Public Health Nursing Team (health visiting or school nursing) to contact you to discuss.

Facebook Instant Messenger (IM):- 0-19's Public Health Nursing Service, Barnsley Infant Feeding Service
This facility is responded to Monday to Friday 9 am - 4 pm, (except for bank holidays).

Video Calls:- The 0-19's Public Health Nursing Service is now making better use of technology in light of the current coronavirus pandemic and we have introduced video consultation to enable virtual face to face contacts,
where you have the technology to use video calling we can arrange this where appropriate.

 


Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 4.45pm, Friday 8.45am - 4.15pm

Responses to instant messenger - Monday to Friday 9am- 4pm


Contact Details

Contact name: Barnsley Public Health Nursing Team

Phone number: 01226 774411

Mobile number:


Locations

Address details:

Barnsley




Published: 15 June 2020