Great North Childrens Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Great North Childrens Hospital is one of the leading hospital located at Queen Victoria Road, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4LP. You can reach out to the office of Great North Childrens Hospital via phone at 01912 336161. The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the planning and commissioning of Great North Childrens Hospital.
Hospital services fall under secondary care and, with the exception of emergency care, patients need a referral to access treatment. Hospitals themselves are mostly managed by NHS trusts, which ensures high-quality care is provided and that money is spent effeciently. Services and treatments like accident and emergency services, family planning services and treatment for most infectious diseases are free to all in NHS Hospitals. If you are referred for your first outpatient appointment then, you have the right to choose which hospital in England to go to. You are also able to choose which consultant-led will be incharge of your treatment, as long as the team provides the treatment you require.

Contact Information

Queen Victoria Road, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4LP
01912 336161

Hospital Profile

Great North Childrens Hospital address, phone number, fax number, website, email etc. details are mentioned as below. Patients can call on the below given phone number for appointments.
NameGreat North Childrens Hospital
Organization codeRTD10
AddressQueen Victoria Road, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4LP
Phone number01912 336161
CommissionerThe Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great North Childrens Hospital has following accessibility, bringing children to hospital, parking, accommodation, counselling and support, faith services, food and amenities on-site facilities available which can be availed by incoming patients.

Braille translation serviceYes
Disabled parkingYes
Disabled WCYes
Induction loopYes
Signing service availableYes
Wheelchair accessYes
Access to TVYes
Family accommodationYes
Mobile phones permittedYes
Public telephoneYes
Single sex accommodation onlyYes
Baby changing facilityYes
Children's play areaYes
Parent and baby roomYes
Bereavement supportYes
Translation servicesYes
No communications facilities available

On-site chapelYes
Prayer areaYes
Car ParkingYes
Cycle parkingYes
Disabled parkingYes


Some measuring parameters of Great North Childrens Hospital are taken and their fetched values are as mentioned below.
A&E performancePatients seen within 4 hours
Agency staff as a percentage of average expenditureSignificantly below average with a value of 1%
Consistency of reporting to the NRLSReported in six of the last six months
Financial performance
Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Carestaff recommend this hospital for care. 191 responses. 13968 staff work at this trust.
Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Workstaff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 191 responses. 13968 staff work at this trust.
Infection control and cleanlinessAmong the best
Mortality rate (in hospital and up to 30 days after discharge)Number of deaths within the expected range
NHS Improvement patient safety noticesGood - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed
Open and honest reportingAmong the best
Patients assessed for blood clots95.80% of patients assessed
Percentage of patients waiting less than 18 weeks94.30% of patients waiting less than 18 weeks from referral
Potential under-reporting of incidentsWithin expected range
Potential under-reporting of incidents resulting in death or severe harmWithin expected range
Proportion of reported incidents that are harmfulWithin the expected range
Recommended by staffAmong the best with a value of 89%
Staff who stated the incident reporting procedure was fair and effectiveAmong the best

Map and Direction

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