The decor, the colours and the games are all designed to be as welcoming as possible for children while in hospital.
The paediatric area has 16 rooms. An experienced team of Paediatricians and nurses who are on duty 24 hours a day are in charge of the child and family during the whole period of hospitalization. Although patients can choose their own doctor, the ward has permanent medical support for the comprehensive care of the child.
This Unit has state-of-the-art equipment for newborn care, including basic, intermediate and intensive levels of care.
Health professionals are specifically trained in newborns and have extensive experience in the field.
The staff coordinates the parents’ access to the Unit to optimise emotional support, so important for the baby and the neonatal health professionals in charge of the baby’s care. We have psychological support to help families during this difficult time.
Mothers receive a guide on how to safely store breast milk after pumping.
The PICU at the British Hospital has 7 fully equipped boxes for intensive, intermediate and moderate care.
Both medical and nursing staff are specially trained to care for a child that may be critically ill.
The unit has state-of-the-art technology: multiparameter, centralised monitors and ventilators with equipment that allow for better care of infants with acute respiratory distress, such as the high frequency ventilator and nitric oxide equipment.
The Unit’s humanised care focused on the child and family is one of our objectives. Parents remain 24 hours a day next to their child and are offered psychological counselling during this difficult time.
The Hospital provides specialised support for children who must undergo surgery at the hospital.
The Kids Corner offers a video for the child and family to watch which will help them become familiar with the place and everything that will happen on the day of the operation.