Children's Unit

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Children's Unit

Service details

Every day a Consultant ward round will take place, usually in the morning. This will give you an opportunity to ask any questions relating to your child and their treatment.


We are an NHS service.

Main telephone

01793 604020

The page was last updated on 28 September 2019

Service summary

Providing care for children up to the age of 18 with medical, surgical, ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat), ophthalmology (eyes), Dermatology (skin) and orthopaedic conditions.

Further information

The Children's Unit also has a schoolroom with teaching staff that can provide education while children are in hospital.

Client groups

The Children's Unit provides care for children up to the age of 18 with medical, surgical, ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat), Ophthalmology (eyes), Dermatology (skin) and orthopaedic conditions. The ward also provides care for those children with complex and chronic illnesses, many of whom require investigations or day care treatment.

Main address

Great Western Hospital
Marlborough Road