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University Hospital of North Tees - Inpatient and Outpatient Children's Services

Children's service provides a nursing and medical service to all children and young people with an identified nursing and medical need in hospital and community settings, supporting and empowering children and young people with acute and long-term conditions. Children's services aim to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and facilitate earlier discharge when possible.

Typical services include:

  • Community children's nursing service
  • Inpatient facility
  • Paediatric day unit-urgent assessment and day care
  • Ongoing nursing assessments
  • Care planning
  • Treatments
  • Intervention

Depending on the needs of the young person some services may be delivered from the home or in the community as an alternative to hospital attendance.

Who to contact

Telephone
01642 617617
Website
www.nth.nhs.uk/

Where to go

Address
University Hospital of North Tees
Hardwick Road
Hardwick
Stockton-on-Tees
Postcode
TS19 8PE

Local Offer

Description

Services are universal however specialist support is offered including:

  • Orthopaedic
  • Surgical
  • Dental
  • Diabetes
  • Neuro-disability
  • Gastroenterology
  • Allergy
  • Targeted community children's nursing

Single side rooms and single clinic rooms are available to maintain privacy and dignity. Play rooms, adolescent room and a range of sensory equipment available. Hoist facilities for children and young people with limited mobility. Orientation on admission and through discussion with the nursing team. Individualised care plans will identify the child/young persons needs.

Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary
Primary
Early Years
Transition to Adulthood
SEN Provision Type
Universal

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