Children’s A&Es at University College Hospital and Royal Free Hospital are open

The children and young people’s A&Es and general inpatient wards at University College Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital have now reopened. 

The re-openings follow temporary changes made in 2020 to ensure patients and families could continue to receive safe and high quality care during a second COVID-19 surge and winter pressures.

Children’s emergency and inpatient care remains open at the Whittington Hospital.

If any parent is unsure where to take a child in need of emergency treatment they should visit www.111.nhs.uk or call the NHS 111 service.

In a life-threatening emergency always dial 999 immediately.