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The level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Royal Stoke University Hospital is a Lead Centre and Regional Intensive Care Unit within the Staffordshire, Shropshire and Black Country Newborn Network. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a purpose built modern unit, which opened in 2009, providing six intensive care, six high dependency and 14 special care cots. In 2016 we opened a transitional care unit which facilitates multi professional care for mothers and babies. 

We have 600 NICU admissions and 630 TCU admissions each year, including tertiary referrals from other neonatal units within and outside our newborn network.

The NICU has been awarded a Care Excellence Platinum Award by the Trust.

Interactive Neonatal Unit Tour