Paediatric General Medicine at St George's Hospital

The General Paediatric Medicine service at St George's Healthcare Trust is a comprehensive consultant led service diagnosing and managing a range of common childhood conditions. There are five consultants who participate in a consultant of the week rota doing daily ward rounds and reviews.

Paediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with children and childhood diseases. Consequently there is a multi-disciplinary approach involving amongst others, haematologists, cardiologists, neurologists, dieticians, Clinical Nurse Specialists, psychologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, play specialists and pharmacists.

This service offers:

  • The General Paediatricians aim to provide excellent care to children with a range of common medical problems.
  • They support other specialist teams in providing family centered and holistic care for children with complex medical problems.
  • There is strong multidisciplinary support from dieticians, Clinical Nurse Specialists, psychologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, play specialists and pharmacists.
  • The Consultants hold general paediatric clinics every week where new referrals and ward follow-ups are seen.In addition, there are rapid referral clinics where children who need more urgent assessment can be seen by the paediatric team (see above).
  • All the General Paediatricians have subspecialty interests.
  • There is a consultant paediatrician on site until 21:00 every evening.

Dr Sarah Thurlbeck provides advice to GPs via Kinesis

Who to contact

Website
www.stgeorges.nhs.uk
Parent Organisation
St George's Hospital

Where to go

Name
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
Address
Blackshaw Road
Tooting
London
Postcode
SW17 0QT
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Availability

Age Ranges
0 - 17 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

GP's can refer by letter, fax or through Choose & Book

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To access the services at St George's Hospital (other than the Accident & Emergency Department) you will generally need to be referred by your General Practitioner (GP) or another medical professional.

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