Island Short Stay Ward is where children and young people come to have tests or operations where they need an anaesthetic (to put them to sleep).
Most children and young people who come to Island Short Stay Ward to have general surgery. Or they might come in for something else such as ophthalmology (eyes), orthopaedics (bones) and dermatology (skin).
Island Short Stay Ward has eight beds. Patients usually stay here for up to two nights before they go home.
Staff on the ward
Island Short Stay 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 includes healthcare assistants and ward administrators.
The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on Island Day Unit:
- Tracey Norris, Head of Nursing
- Katie Barcock, Ward Manager
- Charlotte Webber, Ward Administrator
Conditions we treat
Children and young people who come to Island Short Stay Ward have all kinds of surgery.