Children and young people's general services 

We provide a wide range of general paediatric services, led by a team of enthusiastic consultants and dedicated nurses. We provide Emergency Care via accident & emergency for all ages. We care for children & young people with a wide range of conditions.  There is a daily general clinic where we see all the common paediatric problems. The department also offers a number of specialty clinics including:

  • Allergy
  • Asthma & Respiratory
  • Epilepsy
  • Infectious Diseases

There is also a daily rapid access clinic were children with urgent outpatient problems can be seen by a senior paediatrician within 48 hours
The facilities for children and young people at UCLH are outstanding. We have dedicated wards and outpatient clinics for children aged 0 to 12 years and separate areas for young people  aged 13 to 18 years old.

Service statistics

We have a large outpatient service having roughly 5000 appointments per year. There are around 17,000 attendances per year in our Paedaitric A&E where we meet national targets on waiting times.
 
Waiting times for the majority of our clinics are between 1-4 weeks

Patient support services

We have a comprehensive range of supporting services that help improve the quality of care and hospital experience for children. These include:

  • A large play specialist team
  • A dedicated psychological services team consisting of clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists
  • Specialist nurses provide support and advice for the speciality clinics
  • Social services team

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 Contact details

Children and young people's general services
University College Hospital
 
Inpatients:
T11 (under 12-year-olds) and T12 (13- to 18-year-olds)
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU
Outpatients:
Lower Ground Floor
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3447 9393 (appointments)
Email: uch.appointments@uclh.nhs.uk

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3447 7998
Fax: 020 3447 9064
Email: diane.hunt@uclh.nhs.uk

Service manager - Aurelia Neumark
Telephone: 020 3447 7790
Email: aurelia.neumark@uclh.nhs.uk

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 Patient testimonials

"Thank you and all your team for looking after us all so well. All the doctors we met were very friendly and efficient, and the nurses were very good too. Also the ward looked spotless."