Armidale Hospital

Armidale Rural Referral Hospital is a 99 bed rural referral hospital within the Hunter New England Local Health District. It is the referral centre for the Northern Tablelands for non-tertiary care to NSW. The Hospital provides acute health care services to residents of Armidale and surrounding towns: Uralla, Kentucky, Wollomombi & Hillgrove. The Hospital is also a referral centre for hospitals in Guyra, Glen Innes, Inverell, Emmaville and Tenterfield to the north and Walcha to the south. The nearest referral hospital is Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, 110 kms south.

The Paediatric Unit has 8 beds with over 700 admissions per year. Outreach clinics are provided locally from John Hunter Children's Hospital and Sydney Children's Hospital for Oncology, Diabetes and Respiratory. The Hospital provides a Level 4 child protection and sexual assault service. One of the local Paediatricians provides outreach clinics in Glen Innes, Inverell and Moree as well as at the local Narwan Aboriginal Centre.

In this region the Child, Young Person and Family Service consists of Child and Family Health Nursing Services (including Families NSW and Parenting Education), Genetic Counselling from Tamworth, PANOC Child Protection Counselling, Child, Adolescent and Family Counselling (Psychologists, Social Worker and Welfare Officer), Speech Pathology Services, Community Midwife (Pregnancy Care Program-Aboriginal and Maternal Infant Health Strategy), Paediatric Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy services. Audiometry Services and Immunisation Services are provided by community nurses working in collaboration with the paediatric staff from Child and Family. 

These professionals provide a variety of child and family health services (including assessment, therapy and counselling) to children, adolescents (aged 0-18 years) and their families who live in the Armidale, Uralla and Guyra areas.

John Hunter Children's Hospital

The Children, Young People and Families Directorate of Hunter New England Local Health District integrates a range of health care services designed to meet the ever-changing health needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

This single network brings together the vast range of hospital and community-based services in the Lake Macquarie, Upper and Lower Hunter, Port Stephens, Lower Mid North Coast and Greater Newcastle regions. Children's services at hospitals across the region include, John Hunter Children's Hospital, Manning, Maitland, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Muswellbrook, Scone and Singleton.

The John Hunter Children's Hospital (JHCH) is a specialised tertiary referral paediatric hospital in Newcastle, providing complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal care services for Northern NSW.

The Children's Hospital in Newcastle, one of three children's hospitals in NSW, will over the course of a year see almost 25,000 children and young people present to the emergency department, have 9,000 admitted to hospital and perform over 100,000 occasions of service through outpatient clinics.

With your support of children's health services are able to treat our patients with the most state-of-the art equipment in a modern, friendly, caring and healing environment. Thank you!

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