Fox Ward is for children and young people with blood disorders, cancers and leukaemias.
Patients with immune, metabolic, gastroenterology or rheumatology disorders and need a bone marrow or stem cell transplant are also cared for here.
Fox Ward has 10 beds.
Children and young people on Fox Ward are kept in individual rooms away from other patients. This is to stop them catching bugs.
Patients on Fox Ward stay for a long time, usually six to eight weeks or more.
Staff on the ward
Fox Ward is mainly run by our team of nurses, who work closely with the doctors to help you get better.
Other staff who work on the ward include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, healthcare assistants, play specialists and housekeeping staff.
The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on Fox Ward:
- Mary Foo-Caballero, Lead Nurse
- Lenka Chenchara, Ward Sister
Conditions we treat
Some of the conditions and treatments on Fox Ward include:
- Diagnosis and management of childhood leukaemia and solid tumours
- Histiocytic disorders and myelodysplasias
- Disorders of haemoglobin synthesis, red cell disorders and bone marrow failure
Facilities for children and young people
Fox Ward has a playroom with lots of toys, games and crafts. Once you start getting better, you can leave your cubicle and visit the playroom.