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
Where to go
- St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
- SW17 0QT
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- Age Ranges
- 0 - 17 years
- Referral required
- Referral Details
GP's can refer by letter, fax or through Choose & Book
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.