Neonatal Nursing Service

Provider: Cambridgeshire Community Services (CCS)



01480 423 159


Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Park Road, Huntingdon, PE29 6NT


Health Service

Age range:

0 - 1

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This service is based at the Children’s Unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and offers support and nursing care to babies who have nursing needs for the first four weeks following discharge from the hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit. The service can also offer baby massage to neonates once they reach their term date after a prolonged admission on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or Special Care Baby Unit. The service is available 9-5 Monday – Friday for babies in Huntingdonshire, including Chatteris and March.


Referrals are accepted from paediatric consultants and neonatal nursing teams, using their professional clinical judgement and against the following criteria:

  • Discharge weight of less than 2kg

  • Prolonged admission of > 7 days

  • Oxygen dependent

  • Nasogastric tube for enteral feeding

  • Cardiac and other health issues

  • Consultant request or senior nurse request


Hinchingbrooke Special Care Baby Unit completes the referral form. Other units can fax or telephone the team. Self referral is not an option.



Opening days / times
Monday 9AM - 5PM
Tuesday 9AM - 5PM
Wednesday 9AM - 5PM
Thursday 9AM - 5PM
Friday 9AM - 5PM

Opening times

All Year

Services by the same provider

Family Nurse Partnership, Children’s Continuing Care Team, Special Needs School Nursing service, Community Dental Services, School Nursing Service, Children's Community Nursing Team - Huntingdon, Children's Community Nursing Team - Cambridge, Community Consultant Paediatrician, Children's Continence Support from School Nursing Service, Health visiting, Children's Speech and Language Therapy: Cambridge, Children's Physiotherapy, Children's Occupational Therapy, Children's Speech and Language Therapy: Ely, Children's Speech and Language Therapy: Wisbech, Children's Speech and Language Therapy: Huntingdon, Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), Physio Advice Line: Huntingdonshire, Physio Advice Line: South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City, Physiotherapy: Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire, Physiotherapy: East Cambridgeshire and Fenland, Physiotherapy: Huntingdonshire

Last updated on

21 Dec 2015 15:33
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