Children’s Services referral line now called Onecall
First Contact, the enquiry and referral phone line for Northumberland Council’s Children’s Services, is now called Onecall.
Onecall is one number for Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Community Health enquiries and referrals in Northumberland. You can also use Onecall to make children and adult safeguarding referrals.
Includes adult social care and healthcare staff from Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, with council staff from children’s services, and partners in Northumbria Police and ambulance services.
Contact Onecall our 24-7 phone line on 01670 536400 or email: onecall@northumbria-
healthcare.nhs.uk Please note out of office hours are for emergency referrals only and if emailing outside of office hours, please be aware that this will be dealt with the next working day.
Click here to download resources including the Onecall leaflet, posters and online resources. More information about Onecall including a series of short films are available at www.northumbria.nhs.uk/onecall
30 Hour Codes
Deadline for new applications is 31st March ’18, please remind your parents.
Please also check that your currently eligible parents have reconfirmed their codes by their expiry dates to remain eligible next term. We will be in contact this week if you have parents in grace periods.
Early Years Professional Development Survey
Thank you to all those who created some dedicated time to complete the above survey. We are currently collating all responses and will use all feedback to help inform outline discussions and planning of our next course programme, which we hope to have published before the end of June.
Inclusion Campaign – Week 4
This week we will be focusing on Building the Staff Knowledge and Skills of your workforce.
Well done to all the practitioners who have joined the campaign to provide the best possible inclusive, early education to our Northumberland Children! If you haven’t yet joined, it isn’t too late! Just log into your ‘Learning Together’ account and search for ‘inclusion’ in the ‘courses’ search bar to find the course.