Children in Care (Haringey)

Last updated27 Jun 2022 12:48
Children In Care (Haringey)

Main Address

The CiC service is a joint health team that works with the London Borough of Haringey to promote and improve the health, wellbeing and life chances for children and young people aged 0 to 18 who are placed under the care of the London Borough of Haringey.

Objectives

The objective of the children in care health service is to ensure that all Haringey children and young people in care are physically, mentally, emotionally, and sexually healthy and that they are able to make health choices that enable them to enjoy healthy lifestyles.
 
This is implemented by providing the statutory initial and review health assessments:
  • Six monthly for children under the age of 5 years
  • Yearly for children 5 to 18 years
  • Permanency medicals
 The team consists of:
 
  • Designated Doctor (currently vacant)
  • Medical adviser for adoption, Dr Bridget Mulvaney
  • Designated Nurse, Lynn Carrington
  • Three specialists Nurses, Shellie Bishop, Arlette Cummings, and Sue Lai

Client Groups

Children aged 0-18 who are Looked After by the London Borough of Haringey and placed in Haringey, or who are to be placed for adoption.

We also provide a service to children placed in Haringey from other boroughs for health reviews as requested by the placing authority.
 
The Medical advisor is a panel advisor on Haringey adoption panel.

Appointments

For Initial Health Assessments, Permanency medicals and Review Health Assessments the social worker for the child refers to:
CiC Admin: 020 3074 2820

Please email all referrals to whh-tr.CIC-Central@nhs.net.

Further Information

Main contact
 
Lynn Carrington
Designated Nurse CIC Haringey

Out of Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 5.00
All children in care are referred from London borough of Haringey as a “Looked After Child”
Page last updated: 23 Jul 2020
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