SERVICES: Childrens’ specialist neurodevelopment services are to be brought together in a new unit at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust.

The unit at Burnley General Hospital will also house the urgent care centre and children’s minor illness unit.  Community and neurodevelopmental paediatric services will also relocate there.

Dr Sheran Perera, consultant paediatrician in community child health said: “The new unit will provide specialist facilities to support children with severe and complex needs providing outpatient consultation, day therapy facilities and specialist sensory rooms to support the work of the unit.”