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Children’s Outreach Assessment and Support Team (COAST) Southampton

The Children’s Outreach Assessment and Support Team (C.O.A.S.T) are a team of experienced children’s nurses who will assess children at home. Children can be referred to the team to monitor their progress and the aim is to provide high quality nursing care, ensuring a safe and speedy recovery at home.

Referral Criteria

Children aged 0-16 who are registered with a Southampton City GP with one of the following diagnoses:

 

> Gastroenteritis                                  

> Viral URTI                            

> Chest Infection

> Bronchiolitis                                      

> Croup                                  

> UTI

> Tonsilitis                                            

> URTI                                      

> Febrile Convulsions

> Acute Asthma Exacerbation

> Viral induced wheeze

 

Please telephone the C.O.A.S.T team on 0300 0200 314 to discuss your referral. If the referral is suitable, you will be asked to fax a referral form.

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If you have a compliment, concern or complaint, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service
 
 
Phone 0300 0200 314
Fax 023 8069 8474
Address Second Floor, Adelaide Health Centre, William MacLeod Way, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 4XE
 

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm


Additional opening hours information
The service is open on Bank Holidays 9.30am to 5.30pm. It is closed on Christmas Day. If you feel your child becomes unwell outside the working hours of the team please contact the Out of Hours GP service. In cases of emergency dial 999.

Additional Information for Health Professional

Full service description

The Children's Outreach Assessment and Support Team, known as COAST, is a team of experienced children's nurses whose role is to provide nursing assessments and monitor progress in the child's home. The service is usually available to a child for 48-72 hours, after which further plans for the child's continued care can be arranged if necessary with the relevant professionals, such as the GP or hospital.

Referral Criteria

Children aged 0-16 who are registered with a Southampton City GP with one of the following diagnoses:

 

> Gastroenteritis                                  

> Viral URTI                            

> Chest Infection

> Bronchiolitis                                      

> Croup                                  

> UTI

> Tonsilitis                                            

> URTI                                      

> Febrile Convulsions

> Acute Asthma Exacerbation

> Viral induced wheeze

 

Please telephone the C.O.A.S.T team on 0300 0200 314 to discuss your referral. If the referral is suitable, you will be asked to fax a referral form.

Other information & documentation

Please note that the COAST team is not an emergency service and any messages left outside of working hours will not be picked up until the following morning.

Clinical Lead Contact Info

Clinical Lead Kelly Owens
Clinical Lead Title Service Manager
Clinical Lead Phone 02392 318 080
Clinical Lead e-mail kelly.owens@solent.nhs.uk

Service Manager Contact Info

Service Manager Angela Anderson
Service Manager Title Service Manager
Service Manager Phone 02380 538 755
Service Manager e-mail angela.anderson@solent.nhs.uk
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