Care Provided

Arkansas Children's Northwest (ACNW) offers complete pediatric care close to home. We provide: 

  • The region’s only pediatric emergency room, open 24/7
  • Level IV Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Primary and specialty care
  • Surgery Center for outpatient and emergency surgery needs
  • Infusion Clinic
  • Imaging services, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and X-Ray
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
  • Outpatient Lab
  • Inpatient unit for children who may need additional care

A Caring Experience

Our skilled pediatric team delivers personal, high-quality care tailored to each patient and their family. Our unique culture of clinical expertise and teamwork across specialties lets us diagnose, treat and monitor a wide range of children's health concerns. From the most common to the most complex conditions, we work together to deliver a kind, thoughtful and easy care experience.

Life-Saving, Patient-Centered Care

Patients and families are at the center of everything we do at Arkansas Children's Northwest. From the design of our buildings to the doctors we hire, the needs of children and families are always our priority. We are 100 percent focused on highly specialized children's care. Unlike other neighboring emergency departments, we offer:

  • Pediatric emergency department
  • Primary and specialty care pediatric clinic services
  • Full range of ancillary and diagnostic services, child life, social work and pastoral care programs
  • Helicopter landing pad and refueling station for Angel One, one of the nation’s leading pediatric intensive care transport services with more than 2,000 transports annually
  • A state-of-the-art pediatric surgery unit with 5 operating rooms

Family-Centered Care Promotes Positive Experiences

Because we care only for children - including infants, toddlers, adolescents and teenagers - we know what patients and families need most to heal. Our space was designed for family-centered care. It promotes healing and well-being through:

  • Wellness space designed to raise children’s discovery and delight
  • Outdoor gardens, nature trails and interactive features designed just for children
  • Rooms for breast-feeding available on each level of the hospital
  • Large changing tables available for older children and those with complex medical needs. These are located in the family restroom in the Emergency Department (ED) lobby on Level 1 and the family restroom in the Outpatient Clinics lobby on Level 3

Personal Care for Children and Families

Arkansas Children's Northwest is designed with children in mind. Every program, building and piece of equipment is tailored to provide the right care at the right time in a child's life. Our team of pediatric specialists expertly care for children with all types of injuries and health conditions, including the most complex. From our buildings to our doctors, patients and families are at the center of every decision we make. Arkansas Children's Northwest takes a family-centered approach to care. We respect the role a child's family plays in his or her long-term care. We share information with families in caring ways that are understood and helpful. We include caregivers as part of a child's healthcare team.

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Specialized Care through Clinical Trials and Second Opinions

Every part of Arkansas Children's Northwest leading-edge care is meant to improve children's health and wellness. That includes giving families access to advanced research through the Arkansas Children's Research Institute. We provide many clinical trials for children with various health needs. Patients and families often want another opinion about new diagnoses or treatment options. We accept referrals and offer second opinions for clinical care and clinical trials.

ACNW Patient Handbooks

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Arkansas Children's promotes the health and well-being of our staff, patients, and visitors through a tobacco and nicotine-free environment. All Arkansas Children's campuses are tobacco and smoke-free. Through programs designed to help adhere to the hospital's commitment to become tobacco and smoke-free, we will make every effort to support patients, families, and staff with the implementation of this policy.

This decision was made in support of our mission to enhance, sustain and restore the health and development of children and to create and maintain a healthy environment for employees, physicians, families and visitors.