Do you have a child with complex health or disability needs?

Children’s Nursing Queensland understand that finding appropriate community nursing care for paediatric patients within Queensland can be difficult. There is now a specific private nursing service to cater to children’s needs in their own homes.

Children’s Nursing Queensland is the first paediatric-specific nursing service to support children living in their community withspeciality paediatric nurses staff. With a focus on avoiding unnecessary hospital visits and supporting children to thrive in their own home with their family right by their side, CNQ ensures your child is their priority.

What does Children’s Nursing Queensland do?

Childrens Nursing Queensland Nat & Lisa.

Children’s Nursing Queensland offers paediatric nursing services to children in their own homes with various clinical and assessment skills to cover various needs. Telehealth consultations are available to those who live outside of South East Queensland. Their Clinical Nurse Consultants are also Registered Stomal Therapists who can offer support with the following:

  • Feeding tubes, gastrostomy, jejunostomy, PEG and nasogastric tubes
  • Bowel and bladder stomas
  • (including colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and vesicostomies)
  • Continence stomas (including Mitrofanoff’s, MACE’s and chaits)
  • Pressure injuries and complex wound care
  • Complex continence needs including catheter changes
  • Continence assessments and management
  • Assist NDIS participants to obtain appropriate support and funding through comprehensive
  • specialist nursing assessments
  • Education and support for schools, early learning centres, support workers and respite facilities

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

NDIS participants are welcome to get in touch for assistance with comprehensive assessments to ass ist with ensuring they have sufficient documentation for appropriate funding to meet their needs. Specialist nursing and continence assessments can be completed by experienced Clinical Nurse Consultants and Stomal Therapists. Assessments are completed to ensure children receive appropriate care plans, consumables, funding and focuses on practical recommendations to support your child.

Education and information for educators and carers

Children’s Nursing Queensland can provide education and information for early learning centres, schools and support workers to support children to attend social and educational opportunities in a safe manner. Education and information can be provided for a specific child or in a general manner on the following topics:

  • Tube feeding, including gastrostomy, nasogastric tubes
  • Stoma care and management
  • Catheterisation and other continence needs
  • Other topics relevant to a specific child’s needs

What makes them stand out?

Childrens Nursing Queensland staff with young child.

Children’s Nursing Queensland is the only paediatric-specific nursing team in Queensland that is staffed by specialist children’s nurses and Stomal Therapists. The team all have extensive experience in a world-class paediatric hospital with specific experience caring for children with the following conditions:

  • Spina bifida and other congenital spinal cord conditions
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Acquired and traumatic brain injury
  • Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and Hirschsprung disease
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Complex surgical requirements
  • Limb difference and amputation
  • Conditions leading to complex wounds and pressure injuries

In Home Paediatic Care you can trust

“Our initial contact with CNQ was at a very isolating time of year, CNQ were there to reassure us and scheduled an appointment so that we didn’t have to face ED”

“kind and friendly, very informative and understanding of our daughters complex need”

“Her report was so thorough and comprehensive, it has already helped her doctors and allied health team greatly moving forward. We have no hesitation in recommending CNQ. And we will continue to use their service in the future”

How to get in touch with Children’s Nursing Queensland

Families are welcome to contact Children’s Nursing Queensland directly to discuss their child’s needs and book a consultation. Telehealth appointments are available nationally and face to face appointments are available throughout South East Queensland. Find out more about them at