Royal Free Urgent Paediatric Referrals

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Service update 29 March 2021:

From 9am on Monday 12 April, the Royal Free Hospital will be reopening the children and young people’s accident and emergency departments and general inpatient wards. Until then, children and young people should continue to access emergency care through alternative hospitals. Options include the southern hub at the Whittington Hospital, North Middlesex University Hospital and Barnet Hospital. 

Urgent referrals for children.

For urgent paediatric advice see How to refer.

In addition:

  • RFH on-call paediatrician – t: 020 7794 0500 bleep 1000
  • St Mary's Paediatrics A&E – t: 020 3312 3771
  • Imperial College GP Advice Service – t: 020 3311 6224

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs


Referral methods: e-Referrals, Hand to Patient

All other appointments must be sent by e-Referrals.