How to refer - Children and young people's services  

If you are a health professional and would like to discuss a patient or the best way to refer to us, please don’t hesitate to call the Paediatric consultant hotline number: 07803853567 Monday-Friday 08.30-17.00

We are currently running as many consultations as possible by telephone or video but are able to see urgent cases face to face every morning.

Routine referrals - Please refer to us via the NHS e-Referral service.


Urgent referrals for Camden, Islington and Westminster patients including those with suspected new diagnoses such as epilepsy - Rapid referral clinic 

If a child or adolescent requires an urgent appointment, GPs can refer to our rapid referral clinic. This is a pre-booked service via e-referrals.

Please search for: 

Children & Young People Rapid Referral Clinic, Paediatrics Division - UCLH - RRV

Clinic type – Other medical

GPs should not hesitate to telephone 07803853567 if they would find telephone advice helpful ahead of the referral.

Acutely ill child, who needs immediate attention – should be sent directly to an Emergency Department (A&E) . Please note that during the Covid 19 pandemic the UCLH Paediatric Emergency Department is temporarily diverted to neighbouring hospitals. Please therefore use the closest Paediatric Emergency Department that is open.

For a baby with prolonged jaundice (14-20 days):

  • if the child is otherwise well, please refer to the ANNP clinic on the neonatal unit by contacting 07903 358839 or 07903 358839.
  • if the child is also unwell, please refer to the closest Paediatric Emergency Department.

For a baby with prolonged jaundice (21+ days), refer to the rapid referral clinic

Location
Children and Young People’s Outpatients, Lower Ground Floor, EGA Wing, NW1 2BU.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 09.00-12.00 during the Covid 19 pandemic

Contact
If you have any queries about the rapid referral clinic or your patient’s appointment please contact the Children and Young People’s outpatient department on 0203 447 6565/6531/6539 or email uclh.enquiry.paediatricclinic.amendments@nhs.net