The Childrens Day Care Unit provides care for children requiring complex dental procedures, minor orthopaedic procedures, and some investigations and tests involving radiology and medical physics, allergy testing, immunisations and blood tests.
Children attend the department via their dentist, GP or other health professional who is requesting the test or treatment.
Where is the service provided from
The department is situated on Ward 12, third floor in the Ingham Wing at South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 0PL
The Day Unit is open on Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays.
The direct line for the department is (0191) 4041012
The team consists of Registered Childrens Nurses, Nursery Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses, and these are supported by Paediatric Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioners, Medical staff and Consultant Paediatricians as required.
South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000