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Puffin ward

Location

Level 2, Derbyshire Children’s hospital, Royal Derby Hospital.
(The nearest entrance is entrance 18)

About

Puffin ward is a seventeen-bed ward which cares for children and young people from the age of two years old.  We nurse patients with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, including asthma, cyctic fibrosis and appendicitis.

The ward promotes individualised family-centred care, and there is a dedicated teenage area.

Puffin ward provides a day case facility during normal working hours, with an extended service on Thursdays.  This facility offers a variety of services, including blood tests, cannulation, sweat testing, CVAD care, entonox therapy, sedation and botulinum clinics.