Our ward has five beds and a video telemetry suite, used to diagnose children with epilepsy and for children who may be eligible for epilepsy surgery. There is a further side room with ensuite facilities. All the beds have televisions, and we also have PlayStations.
Our ward is co-located with the paediatric intensive care unit and paediatric high dependency unit. This means we have an integrated pathway from our sickest patients right through to discharge.
We take children from birth to 18 years old. Young adults between 16 and 18 years old may also be managed in the adult neurosurgical unit in the Wessex Neurological Centre if appropriate.