The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Leeds Children’s Nursing and Butterfly Team


Leeds Children’s Nursing and Butterfly Team

The team provides a service for babies and children (0-18 up to 19th birthday) with a whole range of nursing needs who are registered with a Leeds GP, or live within the Leeds Geographical Boundary, but are not registered with a GP.

The team:

  • provides follow up for children and babies who have had complex or day surgery
  • works with other professionals to ensure the needs of the children and families are met
  • is predominantly a nursing service and provides advice and support over 7 days with a reduced service at the weekend
  • has a play worker and other team members who work with children who have life-limiting/life threatening conditions and their families.

There is an open referral system by a written faxed referral to Fax: 0113 2711638

Contact Details: Telephone: 0113 2761294 (24 hour answer machine)