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Ocean Floor (Ground)

Seahorse ward is the GP admission unit and provides open access for some our children with long term conditions

Starfish Outpatients caters for 22 Children's specialities including Orthopaedics / Complex Dental / Exercise Tolerance.

This area has an electronic booking-in system.  This has been developed in-house so that families can use their appointment letter to check in using one of the kiosks. The large TV screens will then inform the family when the doctor is ready to see them from one of the clinic rooms.

The volunteers will help you to use this system but do ask the receptionists if you need help.Please ensure your contact details are up to date when visiting all outpatients areas.

Dolphin zone provides therapy for both inpatients and outpatients, and includes the  hydrotherapy pool which has additional sensory equipment to enhance the delivery of this therapy. Both physiotherapists and occupational therapists deliver care from this area.
Penguin zone houses Audiology, ENT and Ophthalmology Services. This area includes services for the care of children requiring Cochlear Implant Specialist Services, and soundproofed observation rooms to enable the delivery of this service.
Octopus zone is the Children's Radiology Department. This department houses MRI, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound and General X-ray facilities purpose-built for children.

LATCH Charity has generously supported this area and helped in the delivery of ambient lighting and additional facilities to make the child’s experience whilst in this department more interactive and enjoyable.


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