Skylark (Paediatrics) Ward

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The Skylark Ward, is our children’s ward and it is located in the Foundation Wing near to the main reception.  It provides modern, comfortable facilities for children and young people their parents and carers. 

Our Ward

Our bright friendly ward has 26 beds which includes a separate 2 bedded bay for babies or children requiring high dependency care.
 
Our ward was designed with the help of patients and their families. We know to a hospital can be a worrying time for both children and parents and so we provide alongside each bed a comfortable pull down bed so parents can stay with their child. 
 
There is a separate a private and comfortable room where parents and carers are able to take a break and make themself a hot drink.

Our Facilities

If a baby is admitted and they are being breastfeed they wil always be cared for in a cubicle, so they have privacy to breastfeeding.
 
Showers are provided in each cubicle, these can be used by parents.

Education

So children don’t fall too far behind whilst they are away from school, we have a teacher who visits the ward to continue your child’s education. 
 
They work closely with parents and carers to support children and young people striving to make their hospital experience a positive one.