United Kingdom

Hospital

BIRMINGHAM

Hospital
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Adrian Plunkett 
Tel:. + 44 121 333 9653

Number of beds
31
Specialties

Cardiac, Liver, Trauma, Burns, Respiratory, ECMO & ECLS, Renal, Neurosurgery

Address
Steelhouse Lane
Head of unit-nursing

Kim Taitt
Tel:. + 44 121 333 9653

Unit
PICU

BRISTOL

Hospital
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Head of unit-medical

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

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

Address
Upper Maudlin Street BS 35 4 A2 Bristol UK
Head of unit-nursing

William Booth
Tel.: +44 117 342 8754

Research programmes

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

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

BRIGHTON

Hospital
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Philip Amess
Tel.: + 44 127369 554195

Number of beds
28
Specialties

Paediatric surgery

Address
Eastern Road, Brighton, BN21EG
Head of unit-nursing

Judith Simpson
Tel.: +44 127369 554195

Unit
NICU

CAMBRIDGE

Hospital
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Head of unit-medical

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

Number of beds
8
Level of care
3
Specialties

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

Address
Hills Road CD2 2QQ Cambridge UK
Head of unit-nursing

currently awaiting appointment

Research programmes

Neurosciences and head injury
Respiratory viruses
Infection

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care unit

LEEDS

Hospital
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Head of unit-medical

Dr Tim Haywood

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

Address
Ward 2: Ward 7. The General Infirmary at Leeds. Great George Street. Leeds. West Yorkshire. LS1 3EX
Head of unit-nursing
Research programmes

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

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care

LIVERPOOL

Hospital
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Head of unit-medical
Number of beds
23 ICU beds and 15 seperate HDU beds
Level of care
4 (ECMO)
Specialties

Cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, burns
general and all specialties

Address
Eaton Road L12 2AP Liverpool, UK
Head of unit-nursing
Research programmes

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

Unit
PICU and HDU

LONDON

Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Maggie Barker
Tel.: +44 2078 138 213

Number of beds
21
Address
Great Ormond Street WC1 3JH London, UK
Head of unit-nursing

Wendy Pearson
Tel.: +44 2078 138 213

Research programmes

Sepsis, Inflammation, Head Injury, Pulmonary Hypertension

Unit
Paediatric and Neonatal Intenisve Care Units

LONDON

Hospital
The Royal Brompton Hospital
Head of unit-medical

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

Address
Sydney Street SW3 6NP London, UK
Head of unit-nursing

Mrs Sue Petersen
+44 7351 8546

Research programmes

Inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass
Respiratory mass spectrometry
Pulmonary hypertension

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

LONDON

Hospital
St George's Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Dr Linda Murdoch

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

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

Address
PICU, St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT
Head of unit-nursing

Mrs Carol Kennely

Research programmes

Oncology PICU, Early Warning Systems, Patient Safety

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

LONDON

Hospital
Evelina's Children Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Ian Murdoch,Clinical Director+44 2071884500

Number of beds
20
Level of care
III/IV
Specialties

Cardiac Surgery and CardiologyGeneral PICU

Address
Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7EH, UK
Head of unit-nursing

Louise Dewsbury,Modern Matron+44 207 1884599

Research programmes

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

Unit
PICU (Forest)

LONDON

Hospital
King's College Hospital, London
Head of unit-medical

Dr Akash Deep, akash.deep@nhs.net

Number of beds
16
Level of care
Level 3 PICU
Specialties

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

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

Kathryn Brennan, kathybrennan@nhs.net

Research programmes

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

Unit
PICU

LONDON

Hospital
St Mary's Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Simon Nadel
Tel.: +44 77 7804 5884

Number of beds
10
Specialties

Medical and surgical

Address
Praed St, London, W21NY
Head of unit-nursing

Scott O'brien
Tel.: +44 20 3312 6466

Unit
NICU and PICU

NEWCASTLE

Hospital
Great North Children’s Hospital
Head of unit-medical

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

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

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-nursing
Research programmes

Inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, brain injury

Unit
PICU/surgical NICU

NOTTINGHAM

Hospital
Nottingham Children’s Hospital
Head of unit-medical

Patrick Davies
Tel.:  +44 (0) 1159279924 x 61232

Number of beds
14
Specialties

Renal, Major Trauma, Oncology, Neurosurgery, Spinal

Address
Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2UH
Head of unit-nursing

Sue Mager
Tel.: +44 (0) 115 9249924 x 61232

Research programmes
Unit
PICU

STAFFORDSHIRE

Hospital
University Hospital of North Staffordshire
Head of unit-medical

John Alexander - Clinical Lead

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

Address
Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG
Head of unit-nursing

Susan Lownds - Band 7 Unit Manager

Research programmes

CHiP SLEEPS

Unit
Childrens Intensive Care Unit (CICU) - Ward 215