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Children's Day Unit

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 are referred to the department by their dentist, GP or other health professional who is requesting the test or treatment.

Where is the service provided from

The department is situated within the Paediatric Emergency Care Department 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) 4043314

The team

The team consists of Registered Childrens Nurses, Nursery Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses, supported by Paediatric Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioners, Medical staff and Consultant Paediatricians.

Locations for Children's Day Unit in South Tyneside:

South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000