Children’s/Paediatric Nursing Service
The Children’s or Paediatric Nursing Service provides acute, community and specialist children’s care.
Acute Children’s Nursing Services are provided in Antrim Area Hospital, Causeway Hospital in Coleraine and Mid Ulster Hospital in Magherafelt.
There are three Community Children’s Nursing teams based in five localities who provide a service to children who are acutely or chronically ill, have complex health needs and or require palliative and end of life care. The Community team also work with teachers, carers and special needs assistants to provide training and information to children with specific health needs.
The Specialist care team has a range of specially trained nurses to address your child’s complex health needs. This includes; Clinical Education (Paediatric & Neonatal), Paediatric Asthma and Allergies Nurse Specialist, Paediatric Epilepsy Nurse Specialist, overseeing the effective management of children’s nursing services.