Meet the Children's Services teams
You may meet a lot of different people on the wards. Everyone plays a different role but we all work together to give you the best care possible.
Here are some of the people you may meet during your visit to the ward.
hello my name is Dana - I'm the Matron
I am the nurse in charge of the children’s wards across all three hospitals.
You can call me on 01905 760 588
hello my name is Nell - I'm the Senior Sister
I am the nurse in charge of Riverbank ward. If I'm not looking after my patients, I can also be found in my office on the ward.
You can call me on 01905 760 588.
hello my name is Dr Gallagher - I'm a consultant Paediatrician
I am one of the paediatric consultants (that means I am one of the senior doctors here).
I work with my team of doctors to try to find out what is making you unwell, to see if we can make you feel better.
You can call me or my secretary Erica on 01905 760 662.
hello my name is Bernie - I'm a Play specialist
I have lots of things to do and play with so you don’t get bored in hospital. I also help to make sure you understand what is happening and can help if you have any questions or worries.
hello my name is Patrick - I'm a receptionist
I am one of the receptionists on the ward. I will book you in when you arrive on the ward and may show you to your bed. You will also see me answering the phone and filling out paperwork.
hello my name is Jenny - I'm a staff Nurse
I may be the person who is looking after you during your stay. I work with the doctors to try to make you feel better.
hello my name is Jamie - I'm an Anaesthetist
If you come in to hospital for an operation, you may meet me.
I am one of the doctors who sends you to sleep before you have an operation.
I will then look after you while you are sleeping and wake you up when everything is done.
hello my name is Becky - I'm a children's care assistant
I do lots of different things on the ward.
You may see me in the morning when I bring the breakfast round. I also help with lunch and dinner.
I make your bed and keep the ward nice and tidy. If you need to have your temperature taken, I can do that too.