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The General Paediatric Medicine service is a comprehensive consultant led service managing a range of common childhood conditions. There are five consultants who participate in a consultant of the week rota doing daily ward rounds and reviews.

What we offer

  • The General Paediatricians aim to provide excellent care to children with a range of common medical problems.
  • They support other specialist teams in providing family centered and holistic care for children with complex medical problems.
  • There is strong multidisciplinary support from dieticians, Clinical Nurse Specialists, psychologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, play specialists and pharmacists.
  • The Consultants hold general paediatric clinics every week where new referrals and ward follow-ups are seen.In addition, there are rapid referral clinics where children who need more urgent assessment can be seen by the paediatric team (see above).
  • All the General Paediatricians have subspecialty interests.
  • There is a consultant paediatrician on site until 21:00 every evening.

Dr Sarah Thurlbeck provides advice to GPs via Kinesis.