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About us

Healthcare services can be confusing.......

Our website - CLCH Childen's Health Matters is for parents to find information about the services we provide at Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust in your local area. 

You can also find out how to contact our staff directly if you have a concern about your child's health.

 

Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetic Service

Our paediatric nutrition and dietetic service is a team of registered dietitians specialised in paediatric nutrition who provide specialist children’s dietetic services.

The service provides support for children with food allergy and intolerance, coeliac disease, complex obesity, dysphagia, enteral feeding, gastroenterology, faltering growth and malnutrition, restricted diets, special needs, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

The Barnet service offers individual consultations for:

  • Home Enteral Tube Feeding
  • Appropriate prescribing

The service can be contacted by:

These boroughs offer individual consultations for:

  • Managing food allergies
  • Treating diagnosed nutrient deficiencies
  • Home tube feeding
  • Managing faddy eating
  • Managing obesity and weight related issues
  • Managing faltering growth
  • Appropriate prescribing

The service can be contacted on:

Clinics run every other Tuesday at Bessborough Health Centre and on Thursday and Friday at Woodfield Road Medical Centre. 

Please be advised, all other consultations are held via BlueJeans Video Conferencing or you may telephone. Available Mondays and Tuesdays. 

Children can be referred by their GP, paediatrician, nurse, health visitor, social services and other healthcare professionals.

Further information

Inclusion criteria

  • Be registered with a GP in Barnet
  • Home enteral feeding- gastrostomy or nasogastric tube in situ
  • Allergy formulae - for appropriate prescribing assessment, advice and management

Inclusion criteria

Be registered with a GP in Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster and meet the referral criteria below:


•    Known or suspected food allergies & intolerances
•    Restricted range in diet e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorder
•    Fussy eaters who have not responded to first line advice
•    Restricted range in diet with >2 centiles difference in weight and height
•    Complex obesity +/- underlying medical conditions: BMI ≥ 98th centile on paediatric BMI chart
•    Nutrient Deficiencies e.g. Iron deficiency anaemia, calcium deficiency, vitamin D deficiency or rickets supported by blood test results or medical reports
•    Faltering Growth defined as 2+ centile difference between weight and height/length, weight/length or BMI <0.4th centile, weight crossing 1 or more centile spaces if weight centile <9th centile, weight crossing 2 or more centile spaces  if weight centile 9th-91st centile or weight crossing 3 or more weight centile spaces if weight centile >91st centile
•    Review of prescribed Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS)
•    Enteral Tube Feeding (NGT/NJT/PEG/PEJ/PEG-J)
•    Gastrointestinal Conditions e.g. Constipation/  Diarrhoea

Home visits are available to those children who are enterally fed.

Oak Lane Clinic

  • Address: Oak Lane London, N2 8LT
  • Clinic opening times: 9am to 5pm

Woodfield Road Medical Centre

  • Postcode: W9 3XZ
  • Clinic opening times: 9am to 5pm

Bessborough Health Centre

  • Postcode: SW1V 2JD
  • Clinic opening times: 9am to 5pm