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Changes to Ealing Hospital’s children’s services

28 June 2016

From 30 June Ealing Hospital will no longer provide children’s inpatient facilities and ambulances will stop taking children to their A&E.

From 30 June Ealing Hospital will no longer provide children’s inpatient facilities and ambulances will stop taking children to their A&E. They will continue to have an urgent care service for children but if children require A&E or overnight facilities they will be transferred to another hospital which includes West Middlesex University Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.  

Ealing Hospital’s press release follows:

Changes to children’s services at Ealing Hospital

From 30 June 2016 there will be changes to some children’s services at Ealing Hospital

To improve children’s care across North West London, there will be changes to some children’s services at Ealing Hospital. On 30 June the children’s ward at Ealing Hospital will close and ambulances will no longer take children to Ealing’s accident and emergency (A&E) department.

What to do if your child needs urgent care in Ealing from 30 June 2016

For both physical and mental health needs:

  • In a life-threatening emergency call 999
  • If it’s not a life-threatening situation, you can go to Ealing Hospital’s urgent care centre, visit/call your GP or call NHS 111

Other children’s services at Ealing Hospital

All other children's services, including day clinics and outpatient appointments, will stay at Ealing Hospital and you should use them as normal.