Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Telephone: 01227 766877
Address: Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3NG
Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/kentandcanterbury

4 out of 5 stars

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Child health care services

This Department is managed by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Rainbow Ward, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, St Peters Road, Margate, Kent. CT9 4AN
01843 234578

Padua Ward, William Harvey Hospital, Kennington Road, Ashford, Kent. TN24 OLZ
01233 616296

Children's Assessment Centre, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 3NG
01227 866482

Dolphin Ward, Children's Assessment Centre, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 3NG
01227 864052

Carousel Ward, Buckland Hospital, Coombe Valley Road, Dover, Kent. CT17 0HD
01304 222557

The trust offers a wide range of services for children, with dedicated children's teams staffed by paediatricians and qualified children’s nurses at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM), Margate, and William Harvey Hospital (WHH), Ashford providing inpatient children's services as well as day assessment areas.

Both hospitals also have a Special Care Baby Unit and hold outpatient clinics. William Harvey Hospital also has a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
 
At Kent and Canterbury Hospital there is a unique Children's Assessment Centre, where children have outpatient appointments or day surgery. Unwell children can be referred by a doctor to the centre for observation and assessment. The centre also houses the Mary Sheridan Centre for children with special educational needs, physical disabilities and a range of neuro-developmental conditions including epilepsy and autism.
 
At Buckland Hospital, Dover, children can attend Carousel Ward for outpatient appointments and treatment.
 
The trust also provides a range of services in different towns around east Kent for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychiatry.

For more information about the child health services provided please visit the trust's website via www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/children.

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Last updated on 17 July 2012.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust