World Class Children's Healthcare
The Portland Hospital is the leading private children’s hospital in the UK, comprising over 60 paediatric beds including a 7 bed paediatric intensive care unit (PICU), a neonatal unit, a neuro-rehabilitation unit, medical and surgical wards and a dedicated day-case unit.
We have the facilities and expertise to diagnose and treat children of all ages up to 18 from the acutely unwell to those needing routine outpatient appointments.
Attracting outstanding physicians and surgeons in every speciality enables us to offer the full breadth of children’s services which ensures a fully integrated healthcare approach: from day case ENT surgery to multi specialist craniofacial and neurosurgery alongside complex medical cases. A full list of our specialties can be found here.
Our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit offers back up support for all our paediatric specialities as well as treatment for critically ill children transferred from other UK or International Hospitals.
We have state of the art facilities and many of the UK's leading children’s specialists working here. Yet visit our children’s unit and you find a warm, welcoming environment designed to help make your child feel at ease, reduce their anxiety and aid their recovery.
Why choose The Portland Hospital for your child?
WORLD CLASS EXPERTISE
The hospital is 'home' to more than 80 top paediatric related consultant specialists - the largest group of private paediatric specialists in the UK , many of whom are considered to be some of the world's leading clinicians. Lots of our specialists also hold senior clinical and research posts at leading NHS trust hospitals such as Great Ormond Street, Guys & St Thomas' and St Mary’s Hospital.
EASY ACCESS TO SPECIALISTS
Our Children's Unit is open at all times for elective and urgent admissions. We also run a fast track referral service which means that your child can have a same-day or next day appointment with a general paediatrician if necessary.
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
We have a team of over 300 healthcare professionals including specialist children's nurses, play specialists, audiologists, physiotherapists, psychologists, dieticians, occupational therapists and radiographers to help with your child’s diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
PAEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE AND EMERGENCY ON CALL MEDICAL TEAMS
This means you can be assured that the best available emergency care is on hand should your child need it.
STATE OF THE ART MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Having the best diagnostic and imaging technology enables our paediatric specialists to diagnose complex medical conditions quickly and accurately. This means that treatment can begin earlier and patients can get better sooner which helps reduce the inevitable stress on the family. Our diagnostic and imaging department offers a wide range of examinations, in a child-friendly environment, with the option of anaesthetised MRI and CT Scans should your child find it difficult to stay completely still for the duration of the scan.
A TRUE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL WITH A FAMILY CENTRED APPROACH
We don’t treat any adult patients in our children’s unit, so your child’s hospital experience will be completely tailored to their needs. Our wish is that every child and their family will feel respected, supported, involved and of course properly cared for. We understand that when your child enters hospital it is important that they get compassionate care and kindness - and that’s at the heart of what we do here at The Portland
Staying with us is a very comfortable experience and all children are given their own private room with en-suite facilities. We also actively encourage a parent to stay over in their child’s room too as we know that when your child is in hospital you want to want to be there every step of the way.