SEND universal health services

Universal services can be used by everyone in Bromley; you do not need an assessment or referral to use them. These services are expected to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that children and young people with SEND have no barriers to accessing them. These services include:

  • GP’s
  • Dentists
  • Opticians (eyesight)
  • Audiologists (hearing)
  • Hospitals
  • Urgent care centres
  • School nursing service

NHS Choices can help you to locate services near you in Bromley and surrounding areas.

Bromley 0 to 19 public health service

The service offers tailored guidance and support to families and partner services who work with children and young people, through health visitors, school nurses and the family nurse partnership. There are lots of resources and information on the Bromley 0-19 website 

The 0-4 health visiting and family nurse partnership works with families with children aged 0-4 years

Health support for schools

The health support for schools service provides support for school-aged children with health needs.

The school nursing service carries out health assessments on children (5-19 years old) where there are safeguarding concerns and support any identified health needs. It also provides support to vulnerable children and young people who have been identified to the service including those attending the Youth Offending service. 

Bromley Healthcare

Bromley Healthcare partners Bromley Council in providing a range of children’s and adult health services to Bromley residents. Some of the Bromley Healthcare children’s services also provide some universal support. 

GP Alliance this is a network of Bromley practices who provide a GP service at primary care hubs 7 days a week. The hubs offer evening and weekend appointments for patients registered with Bromley practices.

Hospitals and acute treatment

The Kings College Trust provides a wide range of specialist acute and elective inpatient and outpatient services across a number of hospital and community sites throughout Bromley and the South East. 

These include:

  • Princess Royal University Hospital
  • Orpington Hospital
  • Beckenham Beacon
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup.