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

 

COVID-19 Resources

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Dr Ashok ARALIHOND

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
General paediatrics

Dr Shailini BAHL

GMC: 3332641

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric diabetes
Paediatric endocrinology
General paediatrics

Dr Gillian BAKSH

GMC: 4147277

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric rheumatology
Metabolic bone diseases
Diabetes, obesity and eating disorders

Dr Tariq BHATTI

GMC: 4339072

Consultant Paediatrician (Specialty Lead)

Specialty Lead for Paediatrics
Paediatric renal medicine
Oncology, haematology

Dr Kate BROCKLESBY

GMC: 4339072

Consultant Paediatrician

Designated Doctor for Child Safeguarding
General paediatrics

Dr Sonali D'CRUZ

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric diabetes
Paediatric endocrinology
General paediatrics

Dr Ellie DAY

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr A DEMETRIOU

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr LA EHIZODE

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Prof. AE FRAISSE

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr Alison GROVES

GMC: 2726405

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric cardiology, undergraduate education
Infectious diseases
Emergency paediatrics

Dr Diab HADDAD

GMC: 3640638

Consultant Paediatrician

Allergy disorders
Respiratory disorders in children
General paediatrics

Dr Susan HEGGARTY

Consultant Neonatologist

Neonatal Transport service
Echocardiography

Dr Clare HILL

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

Dr Tracy LAWSON

GMC: 4042396

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

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

Dr Stamatina LEONTIADI

Consultant Neonatologist

 

Dr Fiona MACCARTHY

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

Dr Ruth MEW

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatric ED
Allergy disorders
General paediatrics

Dr FLE MURPHY

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr Wajdi NACKASHA

GMC: 2883421

Consultant Paediatrician

Community paediatrics
Neurodevelopment and educational paediatrics
General paediatrics, ADD

Dr Tosin OTUNLA

GMC: 4259190

Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician

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

Dr E PARASKEVOPOULOU

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr Vennila PONNUSAMY

GMC: 6078172

Consultant Neonatologist

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

Dr D REX

Consultant Paediatrician

 

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)

Dr Meenakshi TANWAR

Consultant Paediatrician

General paediatrics

Dr Alka THAKUR

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.

 

Patient Awareness Information: EpiPens

EpiPen and EpiPen Junior (Adrenaline Auto-Injector Devices) - Limited Availability

EpiPen and EpiPen Junior will be subject to limited availability for the remainder of 2018. The following national information, has been issued concerning the supply disruption:

This alert provides details of actions to take around the prescribing, dispensing and administration of adrenaline auto-injectors.

For any future enquiries or for more information contact:

Medicines Information Pharmacists, Frimley Park Hospital
01276 604744, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ADHD Services

From 1 December 2017, ADHD services at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals transferred to Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. They are now responsible for providing all follow up appointments for children and young people who have been diagnosed with ADHD or ADHD and an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) which were previously provided by Ashford and St Peter’s ... read more.