Children and young people

Our dedicated children's doctors care for children and young people at our hospitals in Brighton, Chichester and Worthing.

Accident and emergency (children’s)

The children’s emergency departments in Brighton, Chichester and Worthing are open all day, every day for children who need urgent care.

Children’s services at The Alex

View all our services for children and young people at the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital (The Alex) in Brighton.

Children’s services at Worthing and St Richard’s

View children's services at Worthing and St Richard's hospitals including emergency care, development clinics, pain service, surgery and more.

Having an operation

We'll support you and your child before, during and after their operation.

Support for families

We know it's a daunting time for you and your child so there's lots of support available.

Paediatric consultants

View our specialist paediatric consultants profiles.

Changes to A&E visitor policy at the children's emergency department at The Alex, Brighton

Hear from Charlie on the changes to the visitor policy.

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Visiting times

If you're visiting a loved one in hospital find out about our hospital visiting times and visiting information.

Appointments

We want to make attending an appointment as easy as possible for you. Find out more about preparing for your appointment as well as how to rearrange or cancel.

Hospitals

We provide clinical services to people in Brighton and Hove, parts of East Sussex and West Sussex from our seven hospitals.