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Paediatrics

Putting your child's needs first

We offer general paediatrics and routine procedures right through to complex cardiac, cancer and neurological treatment

Overview

When a child is unwell, it can be a worrying and difficult time for the whole family. Together, The Harley Street Clinic and The Portland Hospital provide the very best in private paediatric care. We offer general paediatrics and routine procedures, right through to complex cardiac, cancer and neurological treatment, with specialist nursing and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) support. Whether your child needs an urgent check-up or a stay in hospital, we can offer you quick, convenient access with same-day appointments and admission. All our consultants and nursing teams are here to provide the best care for your child, as well as reassurance for the whole family. We do everything in our power to make our young patients well again, as quickly as possible. We’ll always go the extra mile to make them feel safe and comfortable, keeping you informed at every step.

Expertise

Our paediatric consultants carry out a wide range of diagnostic tests and procedures to help children with many different medical conditions. 

  • Adenoid removal

    Need to know

    Adenoids are part of the immune system in children. They begin to shrink around the age of seven and usually disappear by adulthood. Adenoids can become inflamed due to frequent infections or allergies. They can cause uncomfortable symptoms for your child, such as breathing problems or ear infections.

  • Autism spectrum disorder ASD diagnosis

    Need to know

    Our ASD assessment service provides support for children and their families who are looking for an autism diagnosis. If your child is experiencing difficulties, an assessment may lead to an explanation and help you plan for the most appropriate care, education and support.

  • Selective dorsal rhizotomy SDR

    Need to know

    Spastic diplegia is a condition that affects around 25% of children born with cerebral palsy. Children with this condition can find it difficult to walk due to stiffness (spasticity) in their legs. Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) cuts selected nerve roots in the spinal cord to reduce stiffness.

  • Cochlear implants

    Need to know

    A cochlear implant is an electronic device that can be suitable for those who are profoundly deaf. It has several different parts — some are surgically implanted under the skin and some are worn on the body. It works by stimulating the nerves in the inner ear to send sound signals to the brain.

  • Frenectomy

    Need to know

    Frenulums in the mouth are thin bands of tissue, usually at the underside of the tongue, which can sometimes make it difficult for your child to nurse, eat or speak properly. A quick procedure can release or remove this tissue.

  • Spinal surgery for scoliosis

    Need to know

    Scoliosis is where the spine twists and curves to the side. Depending on how acute the angle of the curve is, a surgeon may recommend surgery to correct the problem. It can develop at any age but is most common in adolescent girls. In the UK, three or four in every 1,000 children need treatment for...

We had the best specialists on call to speak to any time, modern technology, and the nurses were just amazingly kind and caring.
Laura

Nate's mum

Our facilities

Together, The Harley Street Clinic and The Portland Hospital provide the very best in private paediatric care to little ones and under-18s.

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We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

Young patient with consultant

Our consultants

Our paediatric consultants are leaders in their fields, specialising in common as well complex conditions, including developmental disorders and cancer.
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