In the event that a child needs to attend hospital within the NHSCT, the following are the arrangements from Thursday 9 April 2020 for General Practitioners:

Children aged under 16 years

Monday to Friday – 9.00 am to 9.00 pm

Saturday and Sunday – 12.00noon to 5.00 pm

Telephone 02870327032 and ask to speak to paediatrician in Causeway Children’s Wardpage1image63385600

All other times

Telephone: 02894424000 and ask to speak to Paediatric Registrar via bleep

For all other areas outside Causeway locality 24/7

Telephone: 02894424000 and ask to speak to Paediatric Registrar via bleep

The Paediatric Team will advise the GP on where the child will be seen, appropriate to presenting condition, and this information will be conveyed by GP to parents/carers.