Our Children in Care Health Service Team provides health support for all children and young people that are placed in the care of Gloucestershire County Council.
Our aim is to help children and young people with their physical and emotional health needs and promote healthy lifestyle choices.
Our nurses are all registered nurses as well as qualified health visitors or school nurses who have also had additional training around the needs of children in care.
We work closely with social care and the looked after children’s services including foster care services, within the local authority.
Anyone involved in supporting children in care can contact us for advice and support, including health professionals, social workers, foster carers and public health nurses.