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A to Z Directory of good health and wellbeing support groups and organisations - 0 to 5 years old

Organisations That Provide Health Support Panel

The good health and wellbeing-related support groups and organisations shown below all help support Plymouth's Local Offer for young people between 0 and 5 years old.

Audiology Services - Derriford Hospital

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is the largest provider of adult hearing services in the South West Peninsula, seeing over 30,000 patients each year.

Deaf Inclusion Team

The PATSS Deaf Inclusion (DI) Team provides support and advice for children and young people who are deaf. We use the term 'deaf' to refer to all levels of hearing loss. Where the word 'Deaf' is used it indicates someone who is culturally Deaf and who uses British Sign Language (BSL) as their first language.

Disability Information and Advice Centre (DIAC)

DIAC provides a specialist disability advocacy and casework service to support people with physical or sensory impairment, disability, long term health conditions and mental health issues.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Derriford Hospital

The Neonatal Service includes the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the Transitional Care Ward (TCW). NICU provides tertiary / specialist medical intensive care treatment for extremely preterm and sick newborn babies.

Livewell Southwest - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Livewell Southwest's CAMHS has multidisciplinary teams that offer a high quality service to all children and young people between the ages of 5 - 18 who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health.

Livewell Southwest - Health Visiting

For all parents of young children, aged 0-5, your Health Visitor is usually the main point of contact if you have any concerns or questions about your child's development.

NHS Devon Dental Helpline

The NHS Devon Dental Helpline gives advice to people in Devon and Cornwall on where to find an NHS dentist.

Plymouth Dental Access Centre

The Plymouth Dental Access Centre treats patients who are not registered with a General Dental Practitioner.

Plymouth Early Help and SEND Advice Line

The Council has an Early Help and SEND advice Line through which you can book a conversation with a Family Support Worker to talk about any worries or questions you may have.

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS)

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS) provides information, advice and support relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for parents, carers, children and young people within the Plymouth Local Authority area.

Plymouth Parent Carer Voice

The Plymouth Parent Carer Voice (PPCV) brings together parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Plymouth and the surrounding area to give them the voice in the services that they use.

Visual Impairment Team

The Council's Visual Impairment (VI) Team provide support and advice for children and young people whose sight loss cannot be fully corrected by glasses or contact lenses.

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