A dedicated service for children and young people

Play therapist and child in play room Our children's and young people's services are world-renown for the work we carry out caring for those with complex heart and lung conditions. 

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Longer hospital stay improves outcomes for babies
A major transformation in how we treat babies with a serious congenital heart condition has raised the survival rate to 100 per cent during a challenging period in their care. 

'Social Club' makes time in hospital easier for babies and parents
The paediatrics team runs 'Baby Social Club', enabling families to enjoy supported quality time together outside the hospital walls. 

Festive trip for babies with congenital heart disease
Two babies who had been in Royal Brompton since birth with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, were able to take a trip out to Chelsea Garden Centre to look at the Christmas trees. 

Care Quality Commission places out children's service in top six nationwide 
Young patients and their carers have rated the Trust a good place to be cared for in the latest national Children and Young People's Survey. 

Man's best friend brings fun to children's ward 
Children and their families can now regularly spend time with Finn the golden retriever and Brinkley the cockapoo

Simulation doll provides vital lifesaving training
A bespoke simulation doll that can 'learn' heart conditions has been produced to train doctors to detect life-threatening conditions in babies. 

Paediatric respiratory course success
The Trust's largest ever course in paediatric non-invasive ventilation (NIV) has trained 50 consultants, trainees and allied health professionals so they can confidently manage young patients who need NIV to support breathing. 

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