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The Paediatrics Department of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a well-established unit offering unsurpassed levels of specialised care for a wide range of conditions for children from birth to 16 in the areas of:

  • General Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
  • Post Neonatal Care

The department also operates a number of out-patient clinics which include:

  • General Paediatrics
  • Development Paediatrics
  • Asthma Paediatrics
  • Diabetes Paediatrics
  • Obesity Paediatrics
  • Suspected Cases of Assault and Neglect (SCAN) Paediatrics

The Department provides a supportive, secure and child friendly environment for comprehensive care for the child and family. We offer friendly, expert help from experienced specialists in neonatal and paediatric health; and is also supported by a Paediatric Psychologist.

Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU)

This Unit provides care for critically-ill children and supports the post-operative/post-procedural care of children in other specialties in the hospital such as the Department of Cardiovascular Services, Neurosurgery and the Scoliosis Programme.

Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)

This Unit provides intensive critical care to newborns; and also provides assistance to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for antenatal foetal problems, and intrapartum and postpartum emergencies. The NICU is headed by an experienced team of Neonatologists.

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