Community Paediatrics Service - Child Development Centre

Bedfordshire Children's Community Health Services

We are a team of paediatricians with expertise in childhood long term conditions. We provide paediatric medical assessments to children and young people with the following conditions:

  • Suspected developmental delays or disorders
  • Neurodisability (e.g. cerebral palsy) and neuro-developmental problems (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorders)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and associated behavioural problems
  • Developmental co-ordination disorder
  • Enuresis, encopresis and constipation

We also do medicals for Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP), adoption, safeguarding and Looked After Children.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Bedfordshire Children's Community Health Services
01234 310278 01234 310278
Community Paediatrics Service
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Where to go

Child Development Centre
Child Development Centre
Hill Rise
MK42 7EB
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Referral required
Referral Details

Online Referral form for Community Paediatrics

We accept referrals from GPs, school nurses, school SENDCOs, health visitors, therapists, CAMH and hospital paediatricians via email to

We do not accept referrals for:

  • Selective mutism
  • Emotional problems, including anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders,
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, suicidal tendency or self-harming
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance
  • To confirm or rule out dyslexia


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Last updated: 23/11/2023