KIDS is "Kids' Intensive Care and Decision Support". We are a children’s acute transport and advice service which specialises in the management of critically ill children requiring Intensive Care in the Midlands. We are a skilled Paediatric Intensive Care team available 24 X 7 to assist in the treatment of critically ill children, both before and during transfer to intensive care. For more details on our service, see the About Us page.
Newborn Transfer Service (NTS) is a dedicated neonatal transfer service, moving babies between neonatal units and children’s hospitals in the West Midlands to ensure that the right care is given to the right baby at the right time. The team also works 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We can usually take at least one parent in the ambulance during a transfer.
Patients and families: For medical emergencies in the UK please dial 999
Health Professionals: For emergency medical referrals or advice please call the 24 hour free phone number: 0300 200 1100
(All telephone calls are recorded for audit, training and patient record purposes)
This website offers information for patients, families and health care professionals. If you are a member of the public you are most likely to find the information you need in the child and family pages. If you would like to leave us feedback about our service, please go to our child and family feedback page or the healthcare professional's feedback page.