Cymru inter Hospital Acute Neonatal Transfer Service (CHANTS)

Team base location wales neonatal networkThe team is based at the NICU’s and
rotates one week in three between
1. Swansea (Singleton Hospital)
2. Cardiff (University Hospital of Wales) and
3. Newport (Royal Gwent Hospital)
Cot locating service contact details The cot locator is carried out daily between 08:00-09:00 hrs
and emailed out to units via distribution lists.
Please call the neonatal unit covering transport that week.
Team contact details for referrals Singleton Hospital, Swansea:  01792 285403
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff: 02920 742680
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport: 01633 234844
Transport clinical Lead IMG_Jean MatthesDr Jean Matthes 
Consultant Neonatologist
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
01792 285690
Service manager
IMG_ Claire RichardschantsClaire Richards
Senior Sister
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
01633 234599/8
Geographical area covered South Wales CHANTS cover the Network in South Wales
up to Bronglais Hospital (Aberystwyth).
North Wales CHANTS cover their area.
Hospitals in service area PICU:
University Hospital of Wales
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil
Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend
Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny
West Wales Hospital, Carmarthen
Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant
Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth
Hours of service operation 08:00-20:00hrs, 7 days a week
Elective transfers 08:00-20:00hrs, 7 days a week
Remit of service (Paediatric/Neonatal) Neonatal transfers only.
Operational remit 08:00-20:00hrs, 7 days a week
CHANTS will transfer to/from England
for uplifts and repatriations of Welsh babies