For children and young people who may have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse or neglect. Paediatricians undertake medical assessments of children and young people to identify any injuries or health needs related to abuse. Specialist equipment is available for the assessment of alleged sexual abuse, which may be acute, or historic (more than one week previously).
Child Protection Medical Service (Community Paediatricians)
Who to contact
023 8060 8900
023 8071 6629
- Child Protection Medical Service
Where to go
- Brambles Bungalow
Royal South Hants Hospital
- SO14 0YG
- Children's Centre Areas
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Monday - Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am - 4.30pm
- Referral required
- Referral Details
Health service professionals, the police and social services can refer. Children and young people aged 0-16 years (19 if attending a special school or with other learning difficulties, or already known to the Children in Care team) registered with a GP in the Southampton or South West Hampshire area who may have experienced acute or ‘historic’ physical or sexual abuse or neglect.
Social Services or police requesting a medical assessment will be asked to complete a brief referral form before the specialist nurse or on-call doctor calls back.