Child and Family Health Services supporting General Practice – resources available

Child and Family Health Services Supporting General Practice- resources available 

SNPHN recently held the Child and family health services event for GPs and health professionals.  The evening included an update by child and family health services on support available for vulnerable children and families

 Key contacts and referral pathway details for child and family health services include:

Dr Anna Gill, Head of Department of Paediatrics at Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital and has been a Staff Specialist at Hornsby since 2004.

Click here for information on:

  • Reasons for ED presentations in children
  • Contact details for Hornsby Hospital Paediatricians
  • Outpatient EEG locations, private and bulk billed
  • Paediatric outpatient clinic at Hornsby Hospital

Vicki Laing, GP Liaison Nurse: Child & Family Health for NSLHD. Vicki’s role includes a focus on facilitating information sharing, care planning and development of referral pathways to promote continuum of care for families between General Practice and Child & Family Health services. Click here for more information on services provided by the GP Liaison Nurse.

Click below for Child & Family Health service information for the following areas:

North Shore/Ryde
Northern Beaches

Liz Bevridge, Out of Home Care Coordinator, Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) for NSLHD

Click here for information on referral pathways for children in out of home care.

Caitlyn Cox, Social Worker with Northern Sydney Family Referral Service

Click here for the recent article on the Northern Sydney Family Referral Service including a link to download the electronic GP referral form and how to import it into Best Practice or Medical Director.