Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

QAH Portsmouth NICU is a Tertiary neonatal intensive care unit offering medical intensive, high and special care to pre-term and sick term babies born in and around Portsmouth, the Wessex region and further afield.

QAH Portsmouth also host the 24 hour Neonatal Transport service NeTs Solent for the South Central Neonatal Network.

QAH Portsmouth offer a Community Neonatal Nursing service to babies that are discharged from the unit and have continuing needs.

  • We are among the top Level Three units in the country
  • We are working towards UNICEF’s Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation
  • We host the network Neonatal Transfer Service
  • We have been awarded a Gold Star Ward Accreditation for Leadership by the Trust
  • We are a successful national research facility

Who are the services for?

Newborn babies

Contact details

  • 02392 283232
  • 02392 283231

Opening times

24 Hour Service

Open visiting to parents and limit of 2 people per cot.

At times of high activity and/or infection concerns on the unit only parents may visit.

No visiting during the following times:

  • 0715 - 0800
  • 1330 - 1430
  • 1915 - 2000

How can a patient make an appointment?

We are an emergency service only

Location on site

QAH B9 Lift Area 2, Level B.

Turn Left as you exit the lift and NICU is the first entrance on the right.

Our symbol is a goldfish

QA Level B

Related content

Last updated - 01 September 2014

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