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Specialist Nursing

Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group works in partnership with York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust by commissioning the provision of Community Children’s Nursing, Special School Nursing and Specialist Nursing.


The aim of the service is to provide specialist nursing support to children & young people who are registered with a NHS Vale of York CCG GP and/or who attend a City of York Special School. Types of support offered include those children & young people  who may present with : 


  1. Acute and short-term conditions

  2. Long-term conditions

  3. Disabilities and complex health needs

  4. Continence Care including assessment and review of children requiring continence products

  5. Life-limiting conditions including those requiring palliative and end-of-life care.

The aims of the specialist nursing service service are to provide safe, high quality, needs-led and responsive CCN service to families who have children and/or young people.