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Paediatric Cardiac Service
The Paediatric Cardiac Service provides specialist treatment and care for children with heart problems
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Children's Hospital Passport
The UH Bristol's Children's Hospital Passport is a document to help children with disabilities when going to hospital.
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About us

The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) provides a local service for Bristol children and a referral service for specialist care for families across the South West and nationally.

The current building opened on 22 April 2001 and was the first purpose-built children's hospital in the South West. In April 2007, a further ward was opened to accommodate children's services from Southmead, and in May 2015 two specialist hospital services for children moved from Frenchay Hospital to create one centre of excellence in Bristol.

These pages are designed to provide you with useful information to help you during your stay with us. If you can't find what you are looking for, you may like to download our Welcome Booklet.  

You might find it useful to view this document if your child has been referred to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. 

If you have questions, please contact the Family Information Room on 0117 342 8065 or email

If you require the services of an interpreter during a hospital visit, the Trust has a team of interpreters whose services we can call upon. Depending on the circumstances, staff may also use a telephone interpreting service as an alternative.

Children's mini site screen shot

Visit our interactive website designed for young patients between the ages of 8-12. You'll find lots of information about what happens at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and some fun activities too.  

Looking to support us?  Find out more about the Guild of Friends

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Above & Beyond Charities
Working in partnership with Above & Beyond Charities (Registered Charity Number: 229945).
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The Grand Appeal
Working in partnership with Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal (Registered Charity No. 1043603).
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Shaun in the City
Patients, visitors and staff at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children are excited to welcome the 'Maisy and Friends' Shaun the Sheep sculpture to the hospital.
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