Emergency admissionsChildren with the following diagnoses are considered an emergency and should be transferred to GOSH within hours from receipt of referral.
|Brain tumours in children under 16 years of age causing elevated pressure or haemorrhage||Determined by treatment protocol|
|Complex palliative care||Undefinable|
|Relapses||Determined by treatment protocol|
Urgent admissionsChildren with the following diagnoses should be transferred to GOSH within days from receipt of referral.
|All malignancy in North Thames||Determined by treatment protocol|
|All under one year malignancy in south east England||Determined by treatment protocol|
|Brain tumours in children under 16 years of age||Determined by treatment protocol|
|Febrile neutropenic (that is unmanageable at local hospital)||Determined on a case-by-case basis depending on clinical condition|
|Mediastinal mass||Determined by treatment protocol|
|Determined by treatment protocol|
|Retinoblastoma||Determined by treatment protocol|
|Shared care complications||Determined by treatment protocol|
Unlikely to admit
Newly diagnosed over 12 years old, if there is a bed at UCLH.
Reviewed by Carla Hobart, General Manager ICI-LM. February 2012