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Fairyland

​​Where is Fairyland?
Fairyland is located on the first floor of the green block.


What is Fairyland?
Fairyland is a 20 bedded children’s ward that admits children who are Covid Positive; in quarantine; children exhibiting Covid symptoms and have their results pending. This ward is a mixture of medical, surgical, new born babies, ENT, orthopaedic and anyone who is swabbed and awaiting results.
 
Meal times
Parents and/ or children have the opportunity of ordering lunch and dinner from an established menu. A staff member will go around the parents and/or children in the morning so the order is taken. The food that will be ordered will be for the next day. Besides the standard patient menus, this ward also has children menus. Parents are advised to bring their children’s cutlery and tumblers/bottles.

Breakfast: 7:30am to 8:00am
Lunch: 11:30am to 12:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Entertainment and Education
There is a play area on the ward equipped with a selection of toys.  It is advisable to ask the nurses whether your child may be taken there.
The services of  a qualified teacher are available during school hours so that children on long stay do not fall behind with their studies whilst in hospital.

Visiting times
Monday to Sunday (including public holidays):
20:00 - 08:00 (One parent/guardian can stay with the child)
08:00 - 20:00 (Both parents/guardians can stay with the child)
16:00 - 17:30 (2 visitors, excluding parents/guardians, at any one time)
 
Special permits for visiting outside the established visiting hours may be given to relatives on the discretion of the Nursing Officer.

COVID Visting times

​The above visiting times are currently suspended.

There are no visiting hours allowed in order to avoid contamination and each child and parent are kept in a room by themselves. There is no playroom and there are no teachers around.

Bed Policy
Children under 3 years are to sleep in cots and not in beds.
A pillow may be given to a healthy child who is more than 1 year.
Bumpers may also be placed in a cot as long as the child is more than 1 year old.

Contacting the ward
To speak to the nurses on the ward, one may call on +356 25454930 – nursing staff will not give detailed medical information over the phone to protect patients’ right to confidentiality.
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