Kingston Paediatric Outreach Nursing Team

Kingston Paediatric Outreach Nursing Team (PONT) 

Region: Kingston
Geography: Urban
Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 37,000 


Commissioned service by Kingston CCG to provide paediatric community service to all children and young people age 0-18 years registered with a Kingston GP.


To provide quality nursing care to children and their families.

To reduce the need for ED attendance/hospital admission/ reviews in ambulatory care unit.

Target patient groups

0-18 years in full time education

The service model

Nursing care and advice for children at home, school and nursery that are under the care of a Kingston GP.

Opening times

8am to 6pm Monday to Friday

8:30am to 4:30pm weekends & Bank Holidays

Service provided 365 days a year


Two full time

Two part time

Who can refer

GPs, Tertiary hospitals, HVs, Members of the MDT

Who is accountable for patients

GP, Paediatric Consultants


  • Office located in hospital site
  • Saturation monitors
  • Blood Pressure machine
  • Suction units
  • Syringe drivers
  • Nebuliser
  • Scales

Services offered:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Administration of IV therapy
  • Central venous access device  (CVAD)
  • Oncology care
  • Care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Enteral feeding
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Allergy/Anaphylaxis training
  • Eczema care
  • Asthma training
  • Home traction
  • Buccal Midazolam training
  • Wound care
  • Care of complex cardiac patients
  • End of life care (24 hour on call service)
  • Care of patients with complex heath needs

Funding organisation

Kingston CCG

Level of patient/family involvement

All care delivered in partnership with the child and family

Challenges, successes, lessons learned and advice

Ensure adequate staff, equipment and training to effectively meet the service users’ needs. A seven-day service is key and need to consider the hours of service provided.

Contact for more information

Jacqui Williams

Kate Kathirgamarajah

Jayne Lambert

Sonja Timpson

Outreach Sisters

020 8546 7711 ext: 2327

Visit Kingston hospital’s website to find out more


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