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*UPDATED* Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions in place.

Community Children's Nursing Team

The Community Children’s Nursing Team is a team of experienced children’s nurses. Within the team are two Palliative Care Nurses who share one post in the CCN team, and who have the specific role of providing holistic support for children at home suffering from a life limiting illness.

The team operate Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.  


Referral Information

Referrals to the service can be made by:


- All professionals within the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Edinburgh Sick Children's Hospital, and Southern General Hospital.  
- Primary Health Care Team: General Practitioner, Health Visitors, Practice Nurses, Public Health Nurses, School Nurses, District Nurses.

- Education Services, Social Services

- Parents

The React Palliative care nurses will accept referrals from anyone but all referrals will be discussed with the child's hospital consultant.

Last Updated: 17 July 2018