Paediatric/Adolescent Ward
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Paediatric/Adolescent Ward

Visiting Hours
Visiting hours are unrestricted. However, this is at the discretion of the nursing staff. Visiting will not be permitted if the child is very unwell or if it is the parents’ wish not to have any visitors. This restriction also applies if the visitors themselves are unwell. It is recommended to limit the number of visitors at any one time and that visiting does not take place late at night.

Contact numbers​
 25452310, 25452311

Where is the Paediatric/Adolescent unit at the Oncology Centre?
The Paediatric/Adolescent unit is located on Level -1.

Who is treated within this ward?
At the Paediatric/Adolescent unit children and adolescents (up to 18 years) whose condition will require chemotherapy administration, symptom control, blood transfusions and palliative care.

Who will look after us?
A team of professionals will be looking after your child. The team consists of Paediatric consultants and medical doctors, nurses, paramedic aides and the clinical support services (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and psychologists). A school and play teacher is also part of the team.

What should we bring with us?
Parents are requested to bring with them the child’s clothes. Since there is the facility of a kitchen with microwave and oven, parents can bring their own food and freshly prepare it for their children. There is also the facility of a washing machine and tumble dryer. Parents are requested to get their own washing liquid.

Meal times
Breakfast: 7.30-8.00
Lunch: 11.30-12.30
Dinner: 17.30-18.30

Children have the option of choosing their meals from either the children’s menu or from the adult menu. This needs to be ordered a day in advance.

* Parents can phone at any time of the day or night and we will do our utmost to answer your queries.

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