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Child inpatients

Childrens ward
A nurse with a young patient in the children's ward at the Queen Mary's Hospital for Children

Child inpatients stay at Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, our dedicated children's hospital located at the St Helier Hospital site, and on the Casey ward at Epsom Hospital.

We will do everything we can to make your child's stay as comfortable as possible, and offer services such as play specialists to help prepare your child for hospital admission, treatment and procedures.

Visiting hospital can be a daunting experience for children and their parents. Here you can find information about what to bring with you, preparing your child for a hospital stay, your child's treatment, and what happens when it's time to go home.

  • Before admission What to do before your child is admitted to hospital and what to bring with you.
  • Preparing your child Advice on telling your child about their hospital stay.
  • Your child's stay What to expect when your child is staying in hospital.
  • Your child's treatment Information about the tretament your child will receive in hospital.
  • Going home What to expect and when your child is discharged from hospital and things to remember before you leave.
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