Paediatric Ward

Lismore Base Hospital – Paediatric Ward

The Paediatric ward has the capacity to operate as a 20 bed unit. The ward provides a Level 4 Paediatric service to patients aged 0-16 and up to 18 yrs (depending on presenting illness and history). The ward admits patients living within the Richmond/Clarence catchment area. The unit is staffed by Paediatricians and provides support services from an excellent team of allied health professionals.

The following is a list of services and treatment that is available:

Medical patients: respiratory, gastrointestinal, seizure disorders, feeding problems, meningitis/encephalitis, minor cardiac problems, endocrine disorders, metabolic disorders, skin infections/disorders, autoimmune disorders, mental health stabilisation, eating disorders, etc.

Surgical patients: ENT, Orthopaedic, hernia’s etc, emergency surgery, infections and abdominal surgery, care for trauma’s, head injury, minor burns, etc.

  • General Visiting Hours: 8am-12pm and 2pm-7pm
  • Patients are admitted to the unit under the care of a specialist
  • Patients between the ages of 0-16 yrs
  • Depending on presenting illness and history, the ward will admit patients up the age of 18 years
(02) 6620 2800 (02) 6620 2844

Location of Service

Paediatric Ward, Level 8, Lismore Base Hospital, Uralba Street, Lismore, 2480

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