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Services provided by the department

Comprehensive general paediatric service which includes:

  • General paediatric outpatients
  • Emergency 24 hour on-site paediatric service
  • Paediatric A&E department
  • Paediatric day ward
  • Level 3, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • General care of the newborn
  • Young Person's Unit 
  • Hospital school including day centre for children with medical problems
  • Cardiology and echocardiography including foetal echos
  • Paediatric diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Respiratory paediatrics including pulmonary function testing
  • Allergy clinic including skin testing and food challenges
  • Neuro-developmental
  • Behavioural
  • Rheumatology
  • Oncology Service
  • Epilepsy Service
  • Endocrinology Service
  • Paediatric Haematology
  • Renal
  • Paediatric Surgery
     
  • Rapid Access Centre (RAC) - Paediatrics

 

Update on our ADHD service

Following reports in the local media, we want to update patients and their families with the latest information on our ADHD service.

We have been working with local commissioners, North West Surrey and Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Groups (who are responsible for commissioning local health services), on the best way to provide ADHD follow-up services to children and their families. While we are very proud of the service we have been running, we recognise that we need to work alongside our commissioners to ensure the most appropriate and sustainable service is available for children and families moving forward ... read more.

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Dr Ashok ARALIHOND

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
General paediatrics

 

Dr Shailini BAHL

GMC: 3332641

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric diabetes
Paediatric endocrinology
General paediatrics

 

SPH Clinics:
Gen Paeds (2 weekly)
Endo Clinic (1 weekly)
Diabetes Clinic (3 monthly)

Dr Gillian BAKSH

GMC: 4147277

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric rheumatology
Metabolic bone diseases
Diabetes, obesity and eating disorders

 

ASH Clinics:
Gen Paeds (2/3 per month)
Eating Disorders (2 per month)
Diabetes Clinic (3 per month)
Rheumatology (6 per year)

SPH Clinics:
Gen Paeds (2/3 per month)
Rheumatology (6 per year)

Dr Tariq BHATTI

GMC: 4339072

Consultant Paediatrician (Specialty Lead)

Specialty Lead for Paediatrics
Paediatric renal medicine
Oncology, haematology

 

ASH Clinics:
Gen Paeds (monthly)

SPH Clinics:
Gen Paeds (weekly)
Oncology (weekly)
Telephone Clinic (monthly)
Renal Clinic (monthly)

WCH Clinics:
(2 x monthly)

Dr Kate BROCKLESBY

GMC: 4339072

Consultant Paediatrician

Designated Doctor for Child Safeguarding
General paediatrics

 

ASH Clinics:
2 x monthly

SPH Clinics:
2 x monthly

Dr Paul CRAWSHAW

GMC: 2617482

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

Divisional Director for WHP and GUM
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Paediatric clinics for children under 2

 

ASH Clinics:
2 x monthly

SPH Clinics:
4 x monthly

WCH Clinics:
1 x monthly

WEY Clinics:
1 x monthly

Dr Sonali D'CRUZ

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric diabetes
Paediatric endocrinology
General paediatrics

 

Dr Ellie DAY

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

 

 

Dr Alison GROVES

GMC: 2726405

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric cardiology, undergraduate education
Infectious diseases
Emergency paediatrics

 

ASH Clinics:
1 x monthly

SPH Clinics:
1 x weekly
Echo Clinic (1 weekly)
Fetal Echo Clinic (1 weekly)
GUCH (4 x annum)
Joint Cardiac Clinic (4 x per annum)

Dr Diab HADDAD

GMC: 3640638

Consultant Paediatrician

Allergy disorders
Respiratory disorders in children
General paediatrics

 

SPH Clinics:
One Stop Allergy Respiratory and Asthma Clinic (weekly)
Gen Paeds (1 weekly)
CF Clinic (1 monthly)

Dr Susan HEGGARTY

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

 

 

Dr Clare HILL

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Child Protection Lead for Trust
General paediatrics

 

Dr Kate IRWIN

GMC: 4101338

Consultant Paediatrician

Epilepsy in children
Paediatric neurology and neurodisability
General paediatrics

 

ASH Clinics:
Complex Seizure Clinic (monthly)
Neurodevelopment (1 monthly)

SPH Clinics:
Gen Clinic (1 weekly)
First Seizure Clinic (1 monthly)
Complex Seizure Clinic (2 monthly)
Complex Seizure Telephone Clinic (monthly)

Dr Tracy LAWSON

GMC: 4042396

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

College Tutor for Paediatrics
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Paediatric clinics for children under 2

 

ASH Clinics:
Baby clinic (1 monthly)

SPH Clinics:
Baby and general (2 weekly)
Development clinic (monthly)

Dr Stamatina LEONTIADI

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

 

 

Dr Fiona MACCARTHY

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
Allergy disorders
General paediatrics

 

Dr Peter MARTIN

GMC: 3096631

Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician

Head of School of Paediatrics
Head of Medical Education ASPH Trust
Specialty Lead for Neonatology, NICU

 

ASH Clinics:
General clinic (3 monthly)

SPH Clinics:
Baby clinic (1 weekly)
General clinic (1 weekly excl. 1st week of month)
Gastroenterology clinic (2 monthly)

Dr Ruth MEW

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
Allergy disorders
General paediatrics

 

Dr Wajdi NACKASHA

GMC: 2883421

Consultant Paediatrician

Community paediatrics
Neurodevelopment and educational paediatrics
General paediatrics, ADD

 

SPH Clinics:
Behavioural clinics (3 weekly)
Telephone clinic (weekly)

Dr Tosin OTUNLA

GMC: 4259190

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

Paediatric cardiology
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
General neonatal medicine

 

ASH Clinics:
Gen Clinic (2 monthly)

SPH Clinics:
Baby clinic (2 monthly)
Cardiology clinic (3 monthly)
Joint cardiac clinic (4 per annum)
Gen Clinic (2 monthly)

Dr Vennila PONNUSAMY

GMC: 6078172

Consultant Neonatologist

Clinical Lead for Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
General neonatal medicine

 

SPH Clinics:
1 weekly

Dr Peter REYNOLDS

GMC: 3433432

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

Clinical Lead Surrey/Sussex Neonatal ODN, CRG
Honorary Senior Lecturer at Royal Holloway Uni
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

 

SPH Clinics:
Gen clinic (1 weekly)
Baby clinic (1 monthly)
Baby tongue tie clinic (1 weekly)

Dr Meenakshi TANWAR

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

General paediatrics

 

Dr Alka THAKUR

GMC:

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
Inflammatory bowel disease in children, Crohn’s
Childhood obesity

 

Dr Sethu WARIYAR

GMC: 4782735

Consultant Paediatrician

TPD of HEKSS, on exam board for RCPCH
Paediatric neurodisability and epilepsy
Neurodevelopmental disorders, ADHD, Tourette’s

 

 

Contact Details

  • Paediatric Outpatient Appointments: 01932 722508
  • Ash Ward: 01932 722714
  • Oak Ward: 01932 722016
  • Children’s Day Unit (Merlin): 01784 884396

 

Location

The children unit is located on the third floor of the outpatient/departmental block at St. Peter’s.

The children wards (Ash and Oak ward) are on the third floor of the Duchess of Kent wing (SPH).

The NICU unit is on the third level of Abbey Wing at St. Peter’s.

 

Ward Visiting Times

  • Ash Ward: Weekdays 14:00 to 19:00 and on weekends 12:00 – 20:00
  • Oak Ward: Anytime within Reason

 

Specialist Nurses

  • ADHD
  • Safeguarding Children Named Nurse
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Constipation Clinic
  • Allergy and Respiratory Nurse Specialist
  • Paediatric Research Nurse
  • Liaison Paediatric Nurse

 

Managing your Child’s Health

Want to know more about how to keep your child well? Read here to learn about the signs and symptoms to look out for, plus information on common childhood ailments and illnesses. Find out when you should seek help and where is the best place to go.