Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit at St George's Hospital
The Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit (PIDU) at St George’s Hospital provides a regional service for the care of children with complex infectious diseases, including HIV, tuberculosis and immunodeficiency.
PIDU Services at St George’s include:
- Large in-patient regional PID ward-based unit, with HEPA lamina flow cubicles for MDR TB.
- Rapid Access PID service, where children can be assessed for complex paediatric infectious diseases within 48 hours.
- A wide range of Specialist out-patient clinics, including HIV, TB, PID, Primary Immunodeficiency, Vaccine advice, Hepatitis, Congenital Infection.
- 24 hour, 365 day/year out-of-hours PID Consultant Provision, with an active PID Consult service to the region.
The PIDU at St George’s is:
- A National training centre for paediatric infectious diseases, formally recognised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
- The formally commissioned lead provider in England within a National network for children with HIV. This service is family-centred, and includes a wide multi-disciplinary team (psychologist, dietician and specialist nurses, including a HIV nurse consultant).
Who to contact
Where to go
- St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
- SW17 0QT
- Get directions
- Age Ranges
- 0 - 17 years
- Referral required
- Referral Details
GPs and other referring healthcare professionals can refer directly by letter, fax or through Choose & Book
To access the services at St George's Hospital (other than the Accident & Emergency Department) you will generally need to be referred by your General Practitioner (GP) or another medical professional.