Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

01392 411 611 Barrack Road , Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW

Children's & Adolescent Services

This Department is managed by Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

01392 406920

01392 402681

01392 402666

01392 402679

01392 402677

01392 406623

The inpatient facilities for Child Health are at Wonford Hospital and consist of the Neonatal Unit, Maternity Services and the Paediatric Unit for babies and other children. 

In the Paediatric Unit there are 43 beds.  There is an adolscent bay (6 beds) and a busy day case unit.  There is a 4 bedded High Dependency Unit.

Outpatients are seen at Wonford Hospital.  Paediatric surgery and emergency and elective inpatients are cared for on Bramble Ward.

Each consultant has a special interest and takes lead responsibility in one or more aspects of the service, e.g. neonatology, childhood disability, oncology, child abuse, endocrinology, respiratory disease, gastroenterology, cardiology, nephrology, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and juvenile arthritis.

The department provides a specialist referral service for children with suspected child abuse.  It also contributes to the work of a multi-agency team which supports the victims of child abuse and those caring for them (JACAT).


Things you should know

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The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Children's & Adolescent Services July 2021

Ward name CHPPD – Registered Nurses and Midwives CHPPD – Healthcare Support Workers

Last updated on 19 August 2014.

Information supplied by Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust