United Kingdom

BRISTOL

Hospital
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
Upper Maudlin Street BS 35 4 A2 Bristol UK
Head of unit-medical

Dr. Peter Davis
Tel..  +44 117 342 8843

Head of unit-nursing

William Booth
Tel.: +44 117 342 8754

Number of beds
17
Level of care
1 to 4
Specialties

Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation,  Renal Diseases and Transplantation, Infectious Diseases, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Trauma, Burns, Retrieval Service

Research programmes

Medical: Sedation and Analgesia, Cardiac Physiology, Inflammation and Sepsis, Pathophysiology associated with cardiopulmonary Bypass
Nursing: Early Warning Systems and Outreach

Link to web site

NEWSCATLE

Hospital
Great North Children’s Hospital
Unit
PICU/surgical NICU
Address
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Great North Children’s Hospital Queen Victoria Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RJ
Head of unit-medical

Dr Iain Johnstone: Iain.Johnstone@nuth.nhs.uk

Head of unit-nursing
Number of beds
18
Level of care
4
Specialties

Regional Trauma Centre; Neurosurgery and Neurology; Burns; Bone Marrow Transplantation; Immunology, Primary Immune Deficiency; Renal Disease and Transplantation; Oncology; Paediatric Surgery; Spinal Surgery; Respiratory diseases and Long term ventilation; Retrieval Service

Research programmes

Inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, brain injury

CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE
Hospital
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care unit
Address
Hills Road CD2 2QQ Cambridge UK
Head of unit-medical

Dr Roddy O'Donnell
Tel.: +44 1223 58 67 95

Head of unit-nursing

currently awaiting appointment

Number of beds
8
Level of care
3
Specialties

Neurosciences and trauma, Oncology, Cleft lip and palate
Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedics

Research programmes

Neurosciences and head injury
Respiratory viruses
Infection

LEEDS

Hospital
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care
Address
Ward 2: Ward 7. The General Infirmary at Leeds. Great George Street. Leeds. West Yorkshire. LS1 3EX
Head of unit-medical

Dr Tim Haywood

Head of unit-nursing
Number of beds
17
Level of care
1-3
Specialties

Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation,  Renal Diseases and Transplantation, Liver Disease and Transplantation, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Trauma, Long Term Ventilation

Research programmes

1. Medical: Catch, PANGEA. 2. Nursing Early Warning Scoring Systems. High Dependency Care

Link to web site

LIVERPOOL

Hospital
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Unit
PICU and HDU
Address
Eaton Road L12 2AP Liverpool, UK
Head of unit-medical
Head of unit-nursing
Number of beds
23 ICU beds and 15 seperate HDU beds
Level of care
4 (ECMO)
Specialties

Cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, burns
general and all specialties

Research programmes

Gut function in critical illness
Sepsis and meningococcal disease
Early weaning scoring systems in paediatrics
Head injury research, hyperglycaemia in critical illness

Link to web site

LONDON

LONDON
Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Unit
Paediatric and Neonatal Intenisve Care Units
Address
Great Ormond Street WC1 3JH London, UK
Head of unit-medical

Maggie Barker
Tel.: +44 2078 138 213

Head of unit-nursing

Wendy Pearson
Tel.: +44 2078 138 213

Number of beds
21
Research programmes

Sepsis, Inflammation, Head Injury, Pulmonary Hypertension

Link to web site

LONDON

Hospital
The Royal Brompton Hospital
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
Sydney Street SW3 6NP London, UK
Head of unit-medical

Dr. Duncan J. Macrae
Director of Paediatrics
Tel.: +44 20 7351 8546

Head of unit-nursing

Mrs Sue Petersen
+44 7351 8546

Number of beds
20 (maximum) intensive care or high dependency
Level of care
Intensive care 10 -12 beds, High dependency 4 beds, Long term ventilation 4 beds
Specialties

Paediatric and neonatal cardiac care (medical/surgery)
Paediatric respiratory intensive care (especially CF, difficult asthma, neuromuscular conditions)
Long term ventilation assessment and support

Research programmes

Inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass
Respiratory mass spectrometry
Pulmonary hypertension

LONDON

LONDON
Hospital
Evelina's Children Hospital
Unit
PICU (Forest)
Address
Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7EH, UK
Head of unit-medical

Ian Murdoch,Clinical Director+44 2071884500

Head of unit-nursing

Louise Dewsbury,Modern Matron+44 207 1884599

Number of beds
20
Level of care
III/IV
Specialties

Cardiac Surgery and CardiologyGeneral PICU

Research programmes

Medical: Sepsis,Respiratory DysfunctionNursing: Nutrition,Skin Integrity,Transportation, Advanced Nursing Practice

Link to web site

LONDON

Hospital
St George's Hospital
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
PICU, St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT
Head of unit-medical

Dr Linda Murdoch

Head of unit-nursing

Mrs Carol Kennely

Number of beds
10
Level of care
Advanced ventilation and haemofiltration
Specialties

oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, infectious diseases, respiratory, endocrinology, surgery, ENT, plastic surgery, orthopaedics

Research programmes

Oncology PICU, Early Warning Systems, Patient Safety

Link to web site

LONDON

Hospital
King's College Hospital, London
Unit
PICU
Address
King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS , UK
Head of unit-medical

Dr Akash Deep, akash.deep@nhs.net

Head of unit-nursing

Kathryn Brennan, kathybrennan@nhs.net

Number of beds
16
Level of care
Level 3 PICU
Specialties

Liver, small bowel, neurosurgery, trauma, respiratory, haematology, oncology

Research programmes

CRRT, Acute liver failure, Trauma and Acute Kidney Injury ( International Collaborations)

Link to web site

STAFFORDSHIRE

Hospital
University Hospital of North Staffordshire
Unit
Childrens Intensive Care Unit (CICU) - Ward 215
Address
Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG
Head of unit-medical

John Alexander - Clinical Lead

Head of unit-nursing

Susan Lownds - Band 7 Unit Manager

Number of beds
8 Beds (Funded for 6 PICU/ 2 HDU with future increase to 8 PICU with seperate HDU)
Level of care
13 Care Levels (Levels 1 to 4 [CVVH])
Specialties

Respiratory, Spinal Surgery

Research programmes

CHiP SLEEPS

Link to web site