Northern Neonatal Transport Service (NNeTS, Newcastle)

Team base location Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Cot locating service contact details Based at RVI. Contactable via ‘hotline’ on 0191 2303020
Team contact details for referrals All referrals: 0191 2303020
Clinical Lead Dr Robert Tinnion
0191 2139860
robert.tinnion@nuth.nhs.uk
Nurse Lead
Beverley Forshaw
0191 2829971
Beverley.Forshaw@nuth.nhs.uk
Geographical area covered West coast to East coast,
South of Scottish borders to North of Yorkshire
and Lancashire
Hospitals in service area PICU’s:
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough
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NICU’s:
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough
Sunderland Royal Infirmary, Sunderland
North Tees Hospital, Stockton on Tees
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SCU’s:
University Hospital North Durham
Darlington Memorial Hospital
South Tyneside General Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital
Cumberland Infirmary (Carlisle)
West Cumberland Infirmary (Whitehaven)
Hours of service operation 24/7
Elective transfers 24 hours a day
Remit of service Neonatal only.
Paediatrics covered by the NECTAR team in Newcastle.
Operational remit All transfers of babies within the region, both acute transfers and
back transfers including surgical and cardiology newborns.
Also transfers to PICU of babies less than 6 kg and < 6 months old.
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