About our paediatrics services
We are proud to be able to offer a comprehensive paediatric service, from diagnosis through to surgery and aftercare. Utilising the latest medical technology, our paediatric specialities include:
- ENT (ear, nose and throat)
- craniofacial surgery
- plastic and reconstructive surgery
- intensive care
We have treatment available for both routine and complex conditions.
Our specialist doctors and consultants are among the leading paediatric clinicians in the world. They also work at prominent NHS teaching hospitals.
Our multi-disciplinary team includes consultants, surgeons, registered children's nurses, audiologists, psychologists, play specialists, physiotherapists, radiographers, dietitians, speech and language therapists and interpreters to support your child's treatment and recovery.
The Portland Hospital
As one of the UK's largest private paediatric units, The Portland Hospital is committed to excellence in healthcare for children. Our specialist paediatric unit provides for babies and children up to 16 years of age who require treatment and support on an inpatient, outpatient or day care basis.
We have over 70 paediatric consultant specialists, which is the largest group in the UK. Many of the specialists also work in senior clinical and research posts at leading NHS trust hospitals, such as Great Ormond Street.
Our main specialities include acute neurological rehabilitation, allergies, dermatology, general surgery, orthopaedics and rheumatology, to name just a few.
The Children’s Unit within the Portland Hospital is open for both urgent and elective admissions. It includes 50 children’s beds, 7 paediatric intensive care unit beds and 3 neonatal intensive care unit cots.
All of our inpatient rooms are private and en-suite and they enable one parent or carer to stay overnight. We have a cheerful playroom where a play specialist helps to keep children’s spirits high.
At the Portland Hospital, we have a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit that provides level 3 care, which is the highest available. It can treat children who need support for multi-organ failure or respiratory support.
Our diagnostic and imaging department is a child-friendly department that offers examinations by radiographers, sonographers and consultant radiologists. The facilities include CT and MRI scans, X-rays, fluoroscopy, ultrasound and bone densitometry.
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The Harley Street Clinic
At The Harley Street Clinic we are recognised as one of the leading independent hospitals for paediatric care in babies, infants and children.
Our world-renowned Consultants have at their disposal 13 intensive care beds for critically ill babies, up to 10 high dependency beds, 18 individual rooms, a Paediatric Oncology Day Care Unit and a Haemato-Oncology Unit that has the ability to offer paediatric bone marrow transplants. We welcome patients and their families from the UK and across the world for treatment and employ Arabic translators.
Our consultants specialise in cardiac care, neurosciences, cancer and general paediatrics. They are supported by a team of dieticians, therapists, doctors, specialist nursing staff and pharmacists.
Intensive Care Unit
The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at The Harley Street Clinic looks after all paediatric patients including oncology, cardiac and neurosurgical cases. We give multi-organ support for level 2 and 3 patients and provide medical and surgical care. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that children receive the best possible acute medical care.
Our surgeons and paediatric intensive care specialists can provide comprehensive diagnostic care for cancer in babies and children. In our Paediatric Oncology Day Care Unit we give support and care to patients with cancer. We also give chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment to our patients.
The Harley Street Clinic has a haemato-oncology unit that can care for all haematological cancers (cancer that affects blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes). It is made up of four rooms, two of which have negative pressure isolation if our patients are in a vulnerable phase. One of the rooms is especially for parents and siblings to offer support and privacy and the other is a treatment room.
We are the only independent hospital in the UK who specialises in paediatric cardiac treatments. Our paediatric cardiologists are some of the world’s leading consultants and are experts in heart conditions in babies, infants and children.
Watch our video to hear from our team of cardiac experts at The Harley Street Clinic.
The Harley Street Clinic offers paediatric neuroscience treatments for a wide range of conditions. These include brain tumours, water in the head (hydrocephalus), structural defects in the part of the brain that controls balance (Chiari Malformations), abnormal shape of the head (craniosynostosis), Spina Bifida, head injuries and Cerebal Palsy.
Our consultants at The Harley Street Clinic cover all general aspects of paediatrics including:
- difficulty feeding
- chronic illnesses
- acute febrile illness
- general allergies
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