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Safari Day Care

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Safari Day Care is a daycare and outpatient centre for children with blood disorders, cancers and leukaemias, immunology diseases, and bone marrow transplants (BMT).

Children and young people come to Safari Day Care for a clinic appointment, medications, tests or procedures and go home the same day.

Safari Day Care has 19 beds. You can find Safari Day Care on Level 9 of the Southwood Building.

About the ward

Find out more about Bear Ward by watching our short video below.

If the video is not showing, please watch it on YouTube. A video transcript is also available. 

Staff on the ward

Safari Day Care 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 healthcare assistants, play specialists and housekeeping staff.

The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on Safari Day Care:

  • Nicola Burns-Muir, Head of Nursing
  • Emma Gilbert, Ward Sister
  • Helen Smith, Patient Pathway Co-ordinator

Conditions we treat

Callum and nurse

Some of the conditions and treatments on Safari Day Care include:

  • cancer
  • leukaemia
  • immunology diseases
  • BMT
  • blood disorders/non-malignant haematology disorders

More information

Learn about the different people who can help you get better while you are in hospital by watching the Meet our staff video.
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