Children's services at West Suffolk Hospital
The West Suffolk Hospital has a dedicated children’s inpatient ward and Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU) on the Rainbow ward. The Rainbow children’s outpatients service has blood testing facilities. Children’s care is linked to and jointly planned with health, education, social care and external agencies.
We offer numerous specialities for children including:
- Accident and emergency
- Ear, nose and throat
- General paediatrics
- Neonatal care
- Play service
We have strong connections with other specialist children’s units such as Addenbrooke’s and the Norfolk and Norwich University hospitals.
Contact the team
The lead clinician for children's services at the West Suffolk Hospital is Dr Katherine Piccinelli.
Rainbow ward reception: 01284 713790
Rainbow ward nurses station: 01284 713315
The integrated community paediatric service: 0300 123 2425
Children's patient information leaflets can be found here