See also: Physiotherapy
South Tyneside’s Children’s Integrated Therapies Team includes Children’s Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.
The Children’s Physiotherapy team provide assessment and treatment for children and young people. Our philosophy is to enable children and young people to achieve their maximum potential for independence. By enabling children, young people and their carers to confidently manage their difficulties/disability within their home and the wider community. Therapy may be offered on an individual basis or as part of a group.
Our therapist’s see children and young people with a range of medical conditions including:
Where is the service provided?
Children and young people can be seen in clinic at Palmer Community Hospital, in nurseries, schools and at home.
Contacting the service
For all enquiries contact:
Children’s Physiotherapy Department.
Palmer Community Hospital,
Hours of operation
Monday – Friday (Excluding Bank Holidays) 8.30am - 5pm (answerphone facility available at other times)
Referrals - are accepted from Consultants, GPs and Health Care Professionals (School Nurses, Health Visitors, Speech Therapists, and Occupational Therapists).
Children's Physiotherapy Department, Jarrow, 0191 4028038