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Paediatric (Children) Outpatients (COP)


The Paediatric Outpatients clinic (sometimes also called Children’s Outpatients or COP) is found on the ground floor of the Outpatients Department. 

Opening Times

Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 4.00pm, and on Saturday from 7.00am to 1.30pm. 


The clinic may be contacted on 2545 4520/1. 


This outpatient clinic deals specifically with children who may suffer from medical and surgical conditions. 

The consultants that see patients at COP are: 
Dr. Paul Soler (Head of Department),
Dr. R. Parascandolo
Prof. S. Attard Montaldo
Prof. V. Grech
Mr. J. Cauchi
Mr. M. Shoukry 
Dr. J. Torpiano 
Dr. C. Vella
Dr. V. Said Conti
Dr. D. Soler
Dr. V. Calvagna
Dr. D. Pace
Dr. C. Mercieca 
Dr. I. Borg 
Dr. E. Said
Dr. P. Sammut
Dr. M. Mangion
Dr. N. Galea 
Dr. R. Farrugia
Dr. E. Azzopardi
Dr. A. Spiteri

A team of healthcare professionals will look after you while visiting this clinic. This team is led by the Charge Nurse Ms. M.A Cassar and assisted by Ms. A. Magro. 

Making a New Case appointment with Paediatric Outpatients

New case appointments are made through the booking office by a referral either from a General Practitioner or by a consultation.

Making a ‘Follow Up’ appointment with Paediatric Outpatients

The reception staff at COP handle follow-up appointments.  An appointment letter that must be presented on the day of appointment is given to the patient.

Renewal of Schedule V card and other services

No appointment is required to renew Schedule V cards. However, it is recommended to check beforehand when the respective consultant is holding his/her outpatient clinic, to attend for Schedule V renewal on the day. ​


Bloods are taken for children up to the age of 16 years. 
Nurses at the Paediatric Outpatients take bloods of patients attending for an appointment with their respective consultant at the Paediatric Outpatients only.
Other children requiring blood tests are to attend the Paediatric Day Care from Monday to Saturday between 7:00am and 1:00pm