Cardiothoracic Services (Heart and Lung)

Clinic E - Children's Cardiac Outpatients

Clinic E is a bright, friendly, lively department seeing between 150 and 200 children and young people every week.

We provide a comprehensive service for outpatients including:

  • new referrals
  • pre-operative and post-operative patients
  • routine and transplant follow-up patients.

Patients with more complex conditions, such as complex airway conditions and Pulmonary Hypertension, can also attend our specialist clinics.

How to find us

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The Children's Cardiac Outpatient Department is based at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. To find us:

  1. Come through the main Outpatients entrance at the Freeman
  2. Register your attendance at the reception desk on your left-hand side
  3. You will be directed to Clinic E, Children’s Cardiac Clinic - the last clinic on the left.

How to get to the hospital

Coming for an appointment?

When you come for an outpatients appointment, please report to the main Outpatients Reception desk 10 minutes before your appointment (unless you are asked to attend earlier). Please bring your appointment card.

We always try our best to ensure you are seen by a doctor on time. But there are times when your doctor may have to spend longer with a patient than originally planned, so your appointment may be delayed. We display information about delays on the notice board, but we do appreciate your patience.

You can find out more about coming to hospital.

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team in the outpatient department is led by Sister Dawn Goodfellow. The team consists of:

  • Medical and nursing staff
  • Specialist nurses
  • Paediatric cardiac physiologists
  • Support staff including the dental team, psychology and social workers.

You may see different members of the team during your visit, but we have a staff photo board in the clinic to help you identify who is who.


You can contact the clinic direct on:

  • Tel: 0191 213 7527
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