Team base location

Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI)
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Website: www.nornet.org.uk/nnets-2

Geographical area covered

West coast to East coast, South of Scottish borders to North of Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Cot locating service contact details

Based at RVI. Contactable via ‘hotline’ on 0191 2303020.

Team contact details for referrals 

All referrals: 0191 2303020.


Key Contacts


Clinical Lead

Dr Robert Tinnion
0191 2139860
[email protected] 

Nurse Lead

Beverley Forshaw
0191 2829971
[email protected]


Hospitals in service area

PICUs

  • Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
  • James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

NICUs

  • Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
  • James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
  • Sunderland Royal Infirmary, Sunderland

SCUs

  • University Hospital North Durham
  • Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
  • Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital
  • Cumberland Infirmary (Carlisle)
  • West Cumberland Infirmary (Whitehaven)
  • North Tees Hospital, Stockton on Tees

Hours of service operation: 24/7.

Elective transfers: 24 hours a day.

Remit of service

Neonatal only.

Paediatrics covered by the NECTAR team in Newcastle.

Operational remit

All transfers of babies within the region, both acute transfers and back transfers including surgical and cardiology newborns. 

Also transfers to PICU of babies less than 6 kg and < 6 months old. 

British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 285357 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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