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Children in care (CiC) nurse team

How the CiC team provide a specialist service to children and young people who are in the care of Suffolk County Council.

The team offer a specialist health assessment, known as a review health assessment, to all children in the care of the council.

Alongside the assessment the CiC nurse team offers:

  • physical, emotional and mental health advice
  • information about the effects of a child’s health history on their development
  • referrals for treatment
  • monitoring of identified health needs
  • preventative measures (e.g. immunisation)
  • advice and guidance on promoting health and personal care (e.g. sexual health advice, adolescence, e-safety)
  • Health Passport for care leavers which provides a summary of a young person’s health history

You can find more information about the CiC team and health assessments on The Source.

Service rated as 'good' by Care Quality Commission

On 6 July 2021 the Care Quality Commission rated our service as 'good'. Click here for the report and overview of the inspection