For Parents and Carers:

If your child has a life-threatening emergency, dial 999 immediately and ask for the Ambulance Service.

For advice on less severe illness, call NHS 24 on 111.

For Health Professionals:

(PLEASE NOTE: THE CONTACT NUMBER HAS BEEN CHANGED, ALL CALLS NOW GO VIA SCOTSTAR,

WHO WILL CONNECT YOU TO THE INTENSIVIST ON DUTY)

ScotSTAR Emergency Advice or Retrieval line:

03333 990 222

To discuss a potential ECLS Referral, please call the Duty PICU Fellow on 0141 452 4725

Further information on making an ECLS Referral can be found here.

ADVICE ON GENERAL STABILISATION MEASURES, PROTOCOLS & DRUG CALCULATIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.paedsretrieval.com/

Adult Intensive Care staff may also find this Basic Paediatric Critical Care Guide useful (by Dr Grant Price, St John's Hospital, Livingston.)