Children & Adolescent Services

We provide children’s services across two sites – The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton.

At The James Cook University Hospital you will find:

Children's ward James Cook Hospital

  • Ward 21 – Children and young people’s medicine
  • Ward 22 – Children and young people’s trauma and surgery
  • The paediatric day unit – open 8am – 9pm
  • Paediatric intensive care (PICU) and children’s high dependency unit (HDU)
  • Children’s outpatient department
  • Children’s community nursing team
  • Children’s specialist nurses – diabetes, cystic fibrosis, respiratory, epilepsy and endocrine

At the Friarage Hospital you will find:

Children's ward baby James Cook Hospital

Community clinics

We also hold clinics at other locations such as community hospitals and provide community child health clinics at West Lane Hospital in Middlesbrough.

We aim to promote a positive experience which influences the long term health and well being of children and their families.

“Our vision is to deliver high quality services that meet the health needs of children and young people, support parents and carers and provide effective, safe care, through appropriately trained and skilled staff working in a suitable child friendly and safe environment.”

Coming into hospital?

Find out more about what it’s like to stay on our children’s wards and what you need to bring with you.

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Our children’s strategy (5mb)
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Young people’s unit leaflet (4mb)
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