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Children's services

The hospital has two wards which care for children, plus a special care baby unit which cares for premature babies.

Dolphin Ward


Dolphin Ward is a medical, orthopaedic, surgical and ear, nose and throat (ENT) ward caring for children from 0-16yrs. Phone 01634 825063.

The Penguin Assessment Unit


The Penguin Assessment Unit provides medical and nursing assessment and care for babies, children and young people aged 0-16.


The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Unit


The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Unit has a total of 26 cots including eight intensive care cots. It cares for babies born prematurely or who are sick and need the intensive care that only a highly specialised facility, skilled staff and sophisticated equipment can provide to ensure their survival. For more information visit their dedicated website.