Publish date: 21 May 2021

UCLH’s children and young people’s emergency department and acute inpatient paediatric beds have reopened. 

The children and young people’s emergency department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone aged under 18 needing care for an accident or emergency can visit us.   

To protect our patients and help stop the spread of Covid-19, we have visitor restrictions in place. Follow this link for the latest information

Our children and young people’s team offers the following to GPs:

  • Consultant hotline 07803 853 567 – for immediate advice and same day urgent case reviews please call the consultant hotline. The service is available 24/7 (covered by a senior SpR overnight).  
  • Rapid referral reviews – within 1-2 days of booking on the e-Referral Service (e-RS).  
  • Outpatients – fully open for general paediatrics and all of our specialist clinics via the e-Referral Service (e-RS).

We would like to hear your views about how we could work more closely with you, our GP colleagues, to deliver better, more integrated care to children and young people. Please email your suggestions to Dr Camilla Sen, paediatric consultant, on