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Paediatric Day Care

Where is Paediatric Day Care?
Paediatric Day Care is located on the first floor of the blue block.

What is Paediatric Day Care?
Paediatric Day Care is an area with 3 clinical rooms for children. It is a day care facility that deals with medical and surgical cases that need to be admitted for a few hours for treatment, attendance for reviews, pre-operations clerking, and blood taken. The ward only admits on a booking system, and the consultant firm will book the child in with the ward directly.

Who will look after me?
A team of nurses managed by Ms. Winifred Buhagiar, Charge Nurse, who is assisted by her deputy Ms. Ruth Facciol Roberts will look after the child whilst in the ward.

All consultant paediatricians have various clinics during the week. Furthermore, there may be other specialized non-Paediatric Consultants who uses the clinic to see children on the unit.

Meal times
When a child is on the unit for longer than 4 hours a meal is ordered and offered to the child. Drinks and a snack are usually provided.

Visiting times
Open visiting is permitted in this unit.

Contacting the ward
To speak to the nurses on the ward, one may call on 2545 4918/19 (between 07.00– 15.00). Nursing staff will not give detailed medical information over the phone to protect patients’ right to confidentiality​