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Community Paediatrics (Hounslow and Richmond)

Community Paediatrics is a specialist child health assessment and diagnostic service to meet the needs of children with special or complex health needs.

We work very closely with other health professionals, such children’s therapies, and also offer joint assessments. We also work closely with non-health specialists working in education and social care.

Services include:

  • Pre-school neuro-developmental assessments

  • Social communication assessment clinics

  • Looked-after children’s statutory health assessments

  • Special education needs clinics

  • Child protection medicals

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Useful documents:

Contact details:

For children with Hounslow GPs

Heart of Hounslow Centre for Health, 92 Bath Road, Hounslow TW3 3EL 


For children with Richmond GPs

Ham Clinic, Ashburnham Road, Ham, Surrey, TW10 7NF 

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Dr. Nirmala Sellathurai – Clinical Director


  • Dr Nirmala Sellathurai: Lead Consultant Paediatrician and Designated Doctor for Safeguarding 

  • Dr  Meenal Chaggar: Consultant Paediatrician and Named Doctor for Looked After Children

  • Dr Vanessa Impey: Consultant Paediatrician and Named Doctor for Safeguarding

  • Dr Padma Mudalige: Associate Specialist Paediatrician

  • Dr Mathana Sathanathan: Associate Specialist Paediatrician (Audiology)

  • Dr Julia Haviland: Specialty doctor

  • Shirley Brooks: Lead Administrator
  • Kuldip Dhami: Administrator 

  • Smreeti Gautum: Administrator

  • Sandra McDonald-D’Souza: Administrator


  • Dr Sudipta Sen: Lead Consultant Paediatrician and Named Doctor for Safeguarding 

  • Dr Daniela Lessing: Consultant Paediatrician/DMO - locum

  • Dr John Philip: Associate Specialist Paediatrician,  Lead for Education

  • Dr Katalin Schneider: Consultant paediatrician and Named Doctor for Looked after Children

  • Dr Vanessa Impey: Designated doctor for Safeguarding

  • Winnie Manly-Spain: Specialist Nurse Looked after Children       

  • Paramjit Sangha: Lead Administrator

  • Tejal Patel: Administrator

  • Kim Narbett: Administrator