Team base location

1 Printing House Street
B4 6DF


Geographical area covered

The West Midlands Operation Delivery Network consists of 13 NHS trusts which host 14 neonatal units, surgical neonatal unit and KIDSNTS transfer service. Within these services are 5 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU, L3) services, 5 Local Neonatal Services (LNU, L2) and 4 Special Care Units (SCBU, L1).

Cot locating service contact details

Cot locator available 24 hours a day on 0300 200 1100

Team contact details for referrals

0300 200 1100 (referrals)

0121 333 9687 (non urgent number)

Service Leads

Clinical Lead

Dr Alex Philpott

Nurse Consultant

Mrs Catherine Rutherford

Hospitals in service area


  • Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Heartlands Hospital (UHB-HGS)
  • Royal Wolverhampton (New Cross)
  • United Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM)


  • Russell's Hall Hospital, Dudley
  • Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (SaTH)
  • Walsall Manor Hospital, Walsall
  • Worcester Royal Hospital, Worcester
  • City Hospital


  • Good Hope Hospital, Birmingham
  • Hereford Hospital, Hereford

Speciality beds/PICU

Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham

Hours of service operation: 24/7

Elective transfers: 24/7

Remit of service 

Neonatal and paediatric transfers.

Operational remit 

All acute and elective neonatal and paediatric transfers 24/7.

British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1199712 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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