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Child development nursing team

The Child Development Nursing Team provides specialist support to children and young people aged 0-19 years who meet the criteria for referral to the CDT.

The Child Development Nursing Team supports the multi-disciplinary assessment, diagnostic and on-going management for children and young people who may have disability or developmental problems. The Child Development Nursing Team also includes a Nursery Nurse who provides various play opportunities for children aged 0-5 years as part of the assessment and on-going support.

The Child Development Nursing Team works with children’s Therapists, Pediatricians, Health Visitors, School Nurses, Education, Social Services, and other agencies to provide a multi-disciplinary approach centered around the child or young person.

Patient information

Contact our service in Waltham Forest

Child Development Nursing Team
Wood Street Health Centre
6 Linford Road
E17 3LA

Tel: 0300 300 1574   

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays)


Referrals will be accepted from parents and guardians. Referrals can be posted directly to the service or made through Single Point of Access (SPA) using the address and contact information above. See under information for clinicians.