KIDS & NTS provide a 24 hour referral, coordination, advice and transport service for critically ill neonates and children in the West Midlands.

KIDS & NTS core infrastructure consists of :

  • 24 hour  Operations Centre with freephone number & teleconferencing
  • Dedicated 'on call' 24 hour Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Neonatologist
  • Paediatric Intensive Care (PIC) Team -  PIC Doctor/ANP and Nurse.
  • Neonatal transfer team with doctor/ANNP and a nurse
  • On-site bespoke ambulances provided by St John Ambulance Service

Click here for details of KIDS & NTS staff 

Click here for Service description and operational overview

This video demonstrates the referral process, and multi-disciplinary working during KIDS retrievals:

The following video explains how KIDS have used a state of the art telephony system to help deliver excellent patient care: