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Healthy Families Teams

Healthy Family Teams are part of the Healthy Families Programme, an integrated service for children, young people and families which brings together care provided by health visitors, school nurses, the Family Nurse Partnership Programme (for first time teenage mums) and the National Childhood Measurement Programme.

There are 20 locally based ‘Healthy Family Teams’ across the County which are central to the programme.  Children, young people and families will receive care from this service from before birth to their late teens when they need it, regardless of where they live in Nottinghamshire.

A Specialist Public Health Practitioner leads each Healthy Family Team.  Other staff in the teams are Public Health Practitioners, Senior Assistant Public Health Practitioners, Assistant Public Health Practitioners, Community Health Assistants, Screening Assistants and Administrators. By working together, each Healthy Family Team member will support families and children in different ways depending on the type of help required.

This service works 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday but can also work out of hours if required.

To get in touch with your local Healthy Families Team please click here Contact Us


Special School Nursing

This service provide nursing support and advice on health issues for children and young people, and their families and carers. They also support the move from children's healthcare to adult healthcare when young people leave school.

The service is available to children and young people who attend a special school in Nottingham City or County from age 3 - 19 years.

The service is open 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday all year round.

Accessing the service

If a child or young person attends one of the schools listed below, they receive the special school nursing service:

Ash Lea School

Telephone: 0115 989 3984


Beech Academy

Telephone: 01623 491 027


Bracken Hill School

Telephone: 01623 491 027


Carlton Digby School

Telephone: 0115 883 9122


Derrymount Schools

Telephone: 0115 883 1101


Fountaindale School

Telephone: 01623 491 027


Oak Field School and Sports College

Telephone: 0115 883 5487


Orchard School

Telephone: 01636 705 826


Redgate School

Telephone: 01623 491 027


Sutherland House Family of Schools

Telephone: 0115 989 3984


Yeoman Park School

Telephone: 01623 491 027


Parentline - a confidential texting service for parents and carers

Parentline, is a new confidential text messaging service for parents and carers across Nottinghamshire.  

The texting service is an easy way for parent and carers of children aged 0 – 19 years to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues, such as:

  • feeding and nutrition
  • child development
  • parenting advice and support
  • emotional health and wellbeing
  • behaviour difficulties
  • family health

You can contact the Healthy Family Team and find out how to access other local services for example, School Health Team, breastfeeding support or health visitor led sessions.

Parents and carers can contact the text messaging service for advice from Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm excluding bank holidays.  Messages sent to the dedicated number are delivered to a secure website, and responded to by the Healthy Family Team. Texts are usually replied to within one working day.  Automatic replies will be sent to any messages received out of hours explaining where to get help if their question is urgent, and when they can expect a response.

Text Parentline on 07520 619919

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