The Trust's Paediatric Department provides a variety of inpatient and outpatient services. Paediatricians are doctors who have trained specifically in children's medicine.

Our services

Children's Emergency Services

Children's Inpatient Services

Children's Outpatient Services

Community Paediatrics

Neonatal Unit

Our staff

Divisional General Manager Jacquie Butterworth

Directorate Manager Joanna Clark

Clinical Director Dr Geoff Lawson

Matron Rachel Patterson


Children's inpatient services are provided at Sunderland Royal Hospital in wards F63, F64 and F65.

Children's outpatient services are primary based in the Niall Quinn Children's Centre, which is onsite at Sunderland Royal Hospital accessed by Kayll Road. Some community and outpatient services are also provided at the Children's Centre, Durham Road.

Sunderland Royal Hospital also has a dedicated Children's Emergency Department. This is located between the hospital main entrance and Adult Emergency Department, also accessed from Kayll Road.

Contact us

Central Clinic 0191 5656256 ext 45266

Community Children's Nurses 0191 5656256

Niall Quinn Children's Centre 0191 5656256 ext 42063

Ward F63 0191 5699763

Ward F64 0191 5699764

Ward F65 0191 5699765

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Kayll Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7TP

Tel: 0191 565 6256

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Sunderland Eye Infirmary

Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 9HP

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