Paediatrics and Neonatology

Liverpool Hospital

Services

Paediatric and Neonatology

Inpatient Unit

Liverpool Hospital has a 21 bed Paediatric Unit which caters for newborn infants to adolescents up to 17years of age. The Unit includes eight single rooms, and an additional four bed short stay unit. General Paediatric, Orthopaedic, Plastics, Surgical and ENT services are provided by experienced and dedicated clinical staff who provide high quality medical and nursing management of children and their families, utilising best evidence based practice.

Children are considered first and foremost whilst on the unit. Parents and families are actively encouraged to participate in the care of their child. Facilities available for families include a sofa bed at the bedside for one carer to stay overnight, as well as a kitchen area. Ward Grannies are available Monday to Friday to support families.

Within the unit there is a Department of Education and Training school staffed by qualified teachers who ensure continuation of educational activities whilst the child is in hospital.

We operate an open visiting policy for parents and carers.

Visiting Hours: Between 10.00am - 8.00pm

Rest Period: Between 1.00pm - 2.00pm, parents and immediate family only

Location: Ground Floor Caroline Chisholm Building

Telephone: 02 8738 5666

Liverpool hospital school: http://www.liverplhos-s.schools.nsw.edu.au/

Paediatric Ambulatory Care Service

Our paediatric ambulatory care service is a nursing led service providing multidisciplinary, holistic care for children who have illnesses that can be managed in their own home with adequate support. This service works in conjunction with the families General Practitioner and Paediatrician. Through a collaborative effort we aim to assist with patient flow reversals and provide a continuum of care from hospital to home. Our referrals come from various services which include the children's hospitals, emergency departments VMO's and schools.

Location: Ground Floor Caroline Chisholm Building

Hours of Service: 8.30am-5.00pm Monday - Friday

Telephone +61 438 714 470 Fax 02 8738 8913

Paediatric Outpatient Clinics

Location:

Ground Floor, Caroline Chisholm Centre

Hours of Service:

Monday 2pm – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 10am – 12.30pm

Telephone: 02 8738 5680

Paediatric Neurology Clinic (Run in conjunction with Sydney Children's Hospital)

Location: Antenatal Clinic Level 1 Alex Grimson Building

Hours of Service: Monthly by appointment

Telephone: 02 8738 5680

Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic (in conjunction with adult Rheumatology service)

Telephone: 8738 4088

Clinical Leaders
Dr Paul Chay, Head of Paediatrics

Shobna Wati, Nurse Unit Manager Paediatrics

Bridget Farrell, Clinical Nurse Consultant Paediatric Ambulatory Care

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Liverpool Hospital)

Clinical Leaders
Dr Jacqueline Stack, Head of Neonatal Intensive Care

Margaret Langman, Nurse Manager NICU

Rebecca Gibson, Nurse Unit Manager NICU

Robyn Richards, Clinical Nurse Consultant NICU

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