QMC is a large teaching hospital and houses Nottingham Children’s Hospital. There are 8 paediatric wards, a paediatric dialysis unit, abulatory care unit, a PHDU and PICU. There is also a dedicated Paediatric ED. There are 116 acute beds and a turnaround of approximately 40,000 children per year.
On site specialties include, respiratory, neurology, neurosurgery gastroenterology, renal (including transplant), complex general surgery, ENT, cleft lip and palate, orthopaedics, endocrine, cardiology and oncology. There is a new teenage cancer unit and purpose built neurology and oncology wards. QMC is also the major trauma centre for the region.
There is a level 3 neonatal unit with 18 cots. 12 of these are high dependency and 6 are low. Neonatal surgery for the region is carried out at QMC so both medical and surgical patients are cared for here. Neonatal nephrology is also accommodated.
There is a large outpatient department with daily specialty clinics. The department consists of two separate clinics with 21 consulting rooms, two treatment rooms, plaster on and off rooms and dedicated paediatric phlebotomy.