Penguin Ward is for children and young people with dermatology (skin) or rheumatology (joint and muscle) problems.
Penguin Ward has nine beds for patients staying overnight (inpatients) and also treats patients who come in for the day (ambulatory daycare).
Patients on Penguin Ward range from newborn to 16 years old.
Staff on the ward
Penguin 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, healthcare assistants, play specialists, psychologists, occupational therapists, dieticians and housekeeping staff.
The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on Penguin Ward:
- Mary Foo-Caballero, Head of Nursing
- Anne-Marie Coen, Ward Manager
- Graham Wilson, Ward Administrator
- Linda Steward, Admissions Co-ordinator
Conditions we treat
Some of conditions we treat on Penguin Ward include:
- epidermolysis bullosa
- vascular malformations
- linear morphea
juvenile idiopathic arthritis
- juvenile dermatomyositis
- chronic pain syndromes