Departments and services
This page gives you links to children's services across Newcastle Hospitals.
Children's Emergency Department
The Children's Emergency Department is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year for urgent treatment of injuries and illness.
Services in our hospitals
Our experienced consultant paediatricians are specially trained in child protection and forensic practice.
We provide the highest quality nursing care, support and education to children with bladder and bowel problems.
We provide a range of physiotherapy services for babies, children and young people.
For children and young people, Children's Emergency is open all day, every day for urgent emergency treatment.
We run clinics in diabetes, endocrinology and growth, as well as more specialist clinics for children with Turner Syndrome and Metabolic Syndrome.
The unit deals with disorders of the digestive system, liver, pancreas and associated organs.
The only specialist service in the North for children with neurological disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.
We are one of only two specialist centres in the UK dedicated to caring for children with immune system disorders.
We care for seriously ill children who need advanced care and highly specialised support.
We care for children with all kinds of respiratory disorders and can provide the very latest drug therapies for more complex problems.
Our award-winning unit is the only service in the North of England providing treatment for children’s rheumatic diseases.
We run one of the largest, most advanced children's oncology units in the UK, providing a comprehensive range of leading edge oncology services.
Care for children and young people who have conditions with the heart, lung or airways.
Our dedicated treatment services for children up to 16 years old with ear, nose and throat problems.
At the Dental Hospital on the RVI site, we provide specialist oral healthcare for children from birth to 16 years old.
Based at the Freeman Hospital, the unit provides oral healthcare and advice for patients with congenital (from birth) heart disease.
We deal with disorders and injuries to muscles, tendons, joints, bones and nerves in children and young people.
We treat a range of eye and visual problems in children and young people.
A comprehensive range of general plastic surgery services for children and young people.
A special clinic - just for children with skin (dermatological) problems.
A comprehensive service for babies, children and adults with cleft lip and palate.
We identify and treat a whole range of conditions associated with allergies in children.
In our x-ray department (radiology) we have a section just for children and young people.
Children with a range of neurological condtions come to the Child Development Centre to be seen in outpatient clinics.
We provide specialist services for children and young people with kidney diseases in the North of England.
We provide routine and specialty surgical services for conditions affecting children - from premature babies up to 16 year olds.
Services in the community
Working in the community and in schools to support children and young people's health and wellbeing.
We work with children and their families to help our young patients get home from hospital sooner.
We work with children and young people with a range of illnesses outside of hospital to help them live normal, fulfilling lives.
Physiotherapy and occupational therapy services outside hospital for children with long-term disabilities and complex health needs.
Our supporting services
We provide expert guidance and support for children with speech, language or other communication problems.