Children's medicine (paediatrics)
Please click one of the links below for information on our Children's services/paediatric services:
Paediatrics is the area of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of conditions in children aged 0 to 18 years. This care is provided by many different health professionals experienced in the care of children.
We offer a wide variety of Paediatric services covering:
- Children's Emergency Departments and Children's Assessment facilities
- Neonatal Intensive care and High Dependency care
- Inpatient care for children who require it
- Children's Inpatient surgery/trauma/orthopaedics
- Outpatient (children's centre) facilities including child development, ie developmental delay, communication conditions and learning difficulties.
We provide extensive healthcare services for children across our three main hospital sites as well as within the community. Please visit the Community services page for further information on our Community Children's services.
- Pinderfields Hospital Children's Centre - children's centre, inpatient ward, assessment
- Pontefract Hospital Children's Centre - children's centre
- Dewsbury and District Hospital Children's Services, children's centre, inpatient ward, assessment
- Neonatal Intensive and High Dependency Care.
Children requiring care within our hospitals/Community Services will be referred by health professionals.
To contact individual wards or units please call the number given to you by your nurse or doctor, or telephone the main switchboard on:
Tel: 01924 541000
Visit Children's Physiotherapy for information on what the service offers.
Fit to Learn is a motor skills programme for use in schools.