Paediatrics

Our paediatric services are located on level 3 of the main hospital and provides:

  • a medium high risk (level 4) service providing care for planned and unplanned presentations of children and adolescents up to 16 years of age
  • care for medical, surgical and some specialist conditions
  • a 20-bed ward including
    • 2 respiratory isolation rooms with ensuites and associated anterooms
    • 18 single bedrooms with ensuites
    • 2 double bedrooms with ensuite
  • a treatment room for minor medical and or surgical procedures
  • a therapy room with gym facilities
  • a parent lounge
  • facilities for parents to stay overnight with their children
  • indoor and outdoor play area
  • Radio Lollipop and Clown Doctor services.

Restricted visiting takes place on the ward between 1pm -3pm each day, which is known as rest period. This however does not apply to patients and or carers of the child, who has visiting access 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

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