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Hospital Admissions

We can make arrangements to admit or transfer your patient to one of our hospitals, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Please call us in advance of your patient's arrival for direct hospital admission.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware

Nemours Kids Transport
To request a Nemours Kids Transport from a licensed health care facility:


Emergency Department
To admit through the Emergency Department of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware:


Direct Admission
For a potential direct admission (a patient you have seen or are seeing in your office), contact the Admitting Resident for the day:

Depending on the specific plan of care, your patient may be admitted to the Emergency Department of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware or directly to the most appropriate inpatient care unit (such as surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology, and rehabilitation).


Patients may also be admitted to the:


Physician Priority Line (PPL)

For pediatric providers, direct phone access to a Nemours specialty team to discuss in the moment patient care.

Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida

Physicians and hospital staff only, please call:

  •  for transfers/acceptance and to request transport
  •  for Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida  Emergency Department direct line

Patients may be transferred to the NCH Emergency Department, which includes round-the-clock access to pediatric specialists as well as advanced imaging capabilities. Patients may be admitted directly to the most appropriate inpatient care unit (such as surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology, and rehabilitation), to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), or to our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) inpatient rooms.