Specialist Children's Services in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

This area of KIDS includes information about the services provided within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Specialist Children's Services

Services for children and young people in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are provided by Health Care Professionals in a number of areas.

  • The Community Paediatric Service sits within Specialist Community Paediatric Teams (SCPT) and is a child-led provision with a focus on effective partnership working and an integrated approach to meeting the needs of children and young people. Children and Young People are referred to Community Paediatrics services by a variety of sources across health, social work, education and families themselves. Referrals are received either on a uni-professional basis or within the context of a multi-professional team which includes Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Paediatricians, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists and others as required.
  • The Acute Service is based at the Royal Hospital for Children working in both ward and out-patient settings.
  • The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides community-based and inpatient support to children and young people in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde who have significant difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing that impact on their day to day activities in a number of areas of their lives.  The service accepts referrals from staff who work with children and young people across agencies and provides care and support from mental health nurses, clinical psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, family therapists, psychotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists as required.  The service works to deliver the care only CAMHS can provide in partnership and guided by children, young people and their families and with other services that can best help the child or young person in their family context  to be safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible and included.

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)

There are a number of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) within Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GG&C):

Child Development Centres within Greater Glasgow & Clyde (GG&C)

There are 4 sectors within GG&C:

• North West Sector which includes West Dunbartonshire and parts of East Dunbartonshire
 North East Sector which includes parts of East Dunbartonshire
 South Sector which includes East Renfrewshire 
 Inverclyde and Renfrewshire Sector

Please find below all addresses and telephone numbers for your specific area within GG&C:

  • Acorn Centre

Vale of Leven Hospital

Main Street

Alexandria

G83 0UA

Telephone Number: 01389 817367

 

  • West Centre

60 Kinfauns Drive

Glasgow

G15 7TS

Telephone Number: 0141 207 7100

 

Aranthrue Centre

103 Paisley Road

Renfrew

PA4 8LH

Telephone Number: 0141 886 5921

Skylark Centre

L North

Inverclyde Royal Hospital

Greenock

PA16 0XN

Telephone Number: 01475 505140

  • Bridgeton Child Centre

201 Abercromby Street

Glasgow

G40 2DA

Telephone Number: 0141 531 6550

 

  • Woodside Health & Care Centre

891 Garscube Road

Glasgow

G20 7ER

Telephone Number: 0141 201 5665

Gorbals Health & Care Centre

2 Sandiefield Road

Glasgow

G5 9AB

Telephone number: 0141 201 5030

Please see below for contact details of your local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS):

The West Centre
60 Kinfauns Drive
Glasgow G15 7TS

Telephone Number: 0141 207 7100

Woodside Health & Care Centre
891 Garscube Road
Glasgow
G20 7ER

Telephone Number: 0141 201 5640

New Gorbals Health & Care Centre
2 Sandiefield Road
Glasgow
G5 9AB

Telephone Number: 0141 201 5031

62 Templeton Street
Bridgeton
Glasgow
G40 1DA

Telephone Number: 0141 277 7515

Barrhead Health Centre
213 Main Street
Barrhead
G78 1SW

Telephone Number: 0141 800 7886

Vale of Leven Hospital
Main Street
Dunbartonshire
G83 0UA

Telephone Number: 01389 817 324

Aranthrue Centre
103 Paisley Road
Renfrew
PA4 8LH

Telephone Number: (direct to CAMHS) 0141 314 8981
Telephone Number: (Aranthrue Centre) 0141 886 5921

Larkfield Child & Family Centre
Larkfield Road
Greenock
PA16 0XN

Telephone Number: 01475 504447

The Autism Diagnostic Service

The Autism Diagnostic Service is a multidisciplinary team of professionals consisting of Paediatricians, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and Nursing staff. This Specialist Children’s Services Team coordinate the assessment and support of referred children and young people who present with traits of Autism. The team will recommend appropriate local and national agencies that the families should engage with to empower them to best support their child going forward.

Visit Autism Diagnostic Service for more information.

CanChild

Canchild is a non-profit research and education centre located in Canada. Their research is 'focussed on improving the lives of children with a variety of developmental conditions and their families over the lifecourse'. 

Canchild's multidisciplinary team includes researchers from paediatrics, rehabilitation medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language pathology, kinesiology, social psychology, epidemiology and biostatistics.

The CanChild team have developed a range of resources which are relevant and useful worldwide.  Many of their resources are focused around participation and occupational performance, and there are some key resources for children young people and families of children with motor coordination disorders.  As the site is Canadian this does influence the content a little in terms of the activities chosen, but the principles are universal.   This is a vast website with a number of great resources, the easiest way to navigate around and find specific resources is via the menu list on the top right of the home page.  

Attend Anywhere  

Attend Anywhere is a web-based platform that helps health and social care providers offer video call access to their services as part of their ‘business as usual’, day-to-day operations.

Apart from internet access, all people need to use Attend Anywhere is the Chrome or Safari web browsers on a computer or mobile device. Computer users will also need a web camera (usually built into laptops) and a headset or speakers.

Near Me is the service names developed following consultation with members of the public. Near Me services use the Attend Anywhere platform to deliver their video consulting service.

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