Perkins students receive quality health care from top professionals who are available around the clock. Perkins Health Services is staffed by program nurses, a nurse practitioner, physicians, a dietitian and support staff. In addition, a child neurologist and a child psychiatrist provide regular consultation. After normal hours, nursing and pediatrician on-call service is available to our residential students. Perkins health care staff work closely with your child's regular health care providers to ensure that your child is receiving the best care possible. Perkins Health Services is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Boston where emergency and specialty care is available.