Approximately 1,200 patients are admitted to our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) each year. They are mainly admitted from the North Thames area, but our specialist departments also service the UK and abroad.
Neuromuscular physiotherapists treat disorders that affect muscles, resulting in weakness, joint tightness and functional problems. This may be due to a problem affecting the muscle, the nerves that supply them, or the junction between the two.
Cardiac screening tests are used to assess if your child has an inherited cardiovascular condition and also provide us with measurements of improvement, stability or deterioration for children who have a condition. You are able to stay with your child during all the tests.
The Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health has a Psychological Medicine Intervention Service, coordinated by the Psychological Medicine Team that offers brief, focused, evidence-based treatments to children with mental health difficulties.