COVID-19 Pandemic update
In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic our services are running an adapted service so that we can support the critical and essential functions on the NHS. Please refer to the letters embedded at the right hand side of this page for further information on how this might affect you:
Children's Feeding and Dietetic Service
Our children’s feeding and dietetic service provides a specialist service for babies and children living within Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock registered with a local GP.
The multidisciplinary team consists of:
• Paediatric Dietitians
• Dysphagia Specialist Speech and Language Therapists
• Children’s Occupational Therapist
• Specialist Children’s Nurse
• Experienced team Assistants
• Team administrators
We offer a high quality, coordinated service to support children and their families with a wide range of medical and developmental feeding difficulties and special dietary needs.
We work throughout Southwest Essex and Thurrock to meet the needs of our children and their families, using a variety of different methods including support from our virtual information resources hub, online clinics or face to face appointments in schools, clinics and at home depending on the child’s need. This includes single professional and multidisciplinary assessment, diagnosis, support and management.