In this issue
Focus on Evelina London Children's Healthcare
A message from the Evelina London Medical Director
Children’s Assessment and Referral Service (CARS)
Community paediatric physiotherapy service
The Children and Young People’s Health Partnership: an update
Community speech and language therapy service
Tongue tie clinic expansion
Family nurse partnership helps teenage parents
Health visiting extended service
Improving health outcomes for Looked After children
Kids Sleep Dr app launched
Specialist rheumatology evening clinics for adolescents and young adults
Cow’s milk protein allergy update
Latest news
Adult Local Services – at the heart of our community
Treatment options for fibroids – helping patients to make an informed choice
Download the DynaMed app for quick access to clinical topic summaries
GP survey – Unified Point of Access for @home & Enhanced Rapid Response
Service updates
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Maternity Services
Management of salivary gland disease
Clinical updates
How to apply emollients for eczema
Pathology updates from Viapath
Pathology updates from Viapath
Training and events
Working alone in people’s homes: The rewards and challenges of community care
Common back and spinal problems in primary care
Free maternity update at Guy’s Hospital
Free gynaecology update for GPs at Guy’s Hospital
Training and events
SAGE & THYME - a free 3 hour workshop on recognising and managing distress
5th Annual Anogenital and Oral Dermatology Course
Skin Biopsy Course
Bespoke education programme for teenagers with atopic eczema
Delirium and Dementia
King’s Health Partners Clinical Health Psychology Conference
Adult Metabolic Study Day
Private patient services
Private physiotherapy service
Alex Risorto
Tel: 020 7188 4978
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Children’s Assessment and Referral Service (CARS)

CARS offer the following services:


  • Telephone advice 11am-7pm Monday - Friday: The consultant on call for the service is available by phone on 07557 159092 between 11am and 7pm to take calls from GPs, and can answer queries about potential referrals to outpatients or acute referrals, or give advice on the management of the patient in primary care.


  • Email advice within 24 hours Monday - Friday: For less urgent queries, GPs can email at any time for queries and advice on referrals or management in primary care. A consultant paediatrician will review and reply to emails by the next working day.


  • Rapid access outpatient review:  As part of the CARS service, Evelina London will now provide a rapid access outpatient facility for children who would benefit from a prompt paediatric assessment, but who do not have an urgent clinical need which indicates they should attend A&E. Referrals can be made through telephone discussion with the consultant paediatrician operating the telephone hotline.

CARS hotline number: 07557 159092

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