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About Us

​​Our modern purpose build services provide care for children and young people from birth to 16 (but sometimes 18 years) with acute and long term conditions, as well as those who undergo general surgery.  Our aim is to ensure that all babies, children, young people, and their families receive responsive high quality care in a safe environment from our highly trained, professional and caring medical  and nursing staff.

The team of consultant paediatricians, clinical nurse specialists, registered children's nurses, play specialists and all paediatric staff work closely with the anaesthetic team, emergency department, child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), obstetric, midwifery and surgical colleagues and the entire multi-professional team to ensure children, young people and their families can access the best possible general paediatric and neonatal care.

Below is a list of our clinics provided at our hospitals :

  • General Paediatric Clinic
  • Respiratory Clinic
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • Children's Diabetes Clinic
  • Young Person's Diabetes Clinic
  • Children's Epilepsy Clinic
  • Young Person's Epilepsy Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Gastroenterology Clinic
  • Cardiology Clinic
  • Chronic Lung Disease of the Newborn Clinic 

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Senior Team Members

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Ward 4F(Combines the Children's GP Assessment Unit (CHOBS) and Children's Day Case Surgery)

Whiston Hospital, Level 4

Ward 3F (Paediatric Medical Ward)

Whiston Hospital, Level 3

The paediatric  ward also houses a state of the art high dependency  facility

Neonatal Unit

Whiston Hospital, Level 2

Children's Hospital at Home/Community Nursing Team

Whiston Hospital, Ward 3F, Level 3 

Paediatric Outpatients      

Whiston Hospital, Level 2

St Helens Hospital, Ground Floor, Green Zone

Emergency Paediatrics

Whiston Hospital, Lower Ground Floor

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Contact Us

Ward 4F

0151 430 1791

Open visiting for parents and carers at all times

Other visitors daily 12pm - 8pm

Ward 3F

0151 430 1616

Open visiting for parents and carers at all times

Other visitors daily 12pm - 8pm

Children's Observation Ward (Ward 4F)

0151 430 1627

Children's Hospital at Home Team

Based on Ward 4F

Hours: 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week

0151 430 1542 (answer phone)

Neonatal Unit/Special Care Baby Unit

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

0151 430 1511

Paediatric Emergency Dept

Hours : 24 hours 7 days a week

Via Switchboard on 0151 426 1600

Paediatric Outpatients      

Please contact General Appointments on 0151 430 1234 

Paediatric Day Unit Blood Clinic (Ward 4F)

Tel: 0151 430 1702 (answer phone)

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Other Information

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Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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