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Text your Public Health Nurse

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Public Health Nurses can support you by text around a range of issues.

You may be worried about your child’s health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need.

Our Public Health Nurses are here to help – you can text them for confidential advice and support on a wide range of issues such as:

Parents and carers of babies and children aged 0-5:

  • Sleep
  • Feeding
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bottle feeding
  • Introducing solids
  • Toileting
  • Child health
  • Adjusting to parenting
  • Toddler behaviour

Parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19

  • Behaviour
  • Continence
  • Emotional health
  • Self-harm
  • Bullying
  • Minor accidents and illnesses


If you are the parent or carer of a child aged 0-19 years old you can send a text to:

07520 619919


Your Parentline messaging service is run by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and is available Monday–Friday, 9am-4:30pm, excluding bank holidays and weekends.

We aim to reply to you within one working day and you should get an immediate bounce-back to confirm we received your text. Texts will not be seen outside of normal working hours. If you need help before you hear back from us, contact you GP, NHS 111 or dial 999 if it is an emergency.