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Kipling Ward

Conquest Hospital
The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 7RD
Tel: 0300 131 4558

Kipling Ward is a 21 bedded unit comprised of 2 bays of 6 beds, 7 cubicles, 2 isolation rooms and 1 oncology suite. Kipling Ward is a general medical and surgical ward for all children aged 0 to 16 years of age unless they have complex needs in which case they may be admitted up to their 19th birthday.

Children and young people with mental health issues are also admitted and managed by acute Paediatricians and CAMHS. Consultant paediatricians oversee the care of the children admitted to the ward, SSPAUs and in the community.

Kipling Ward and Kipling SSPAU are in the South Wing on Level 1 (see map below).

Contact and visiting information

Telephone
0300 131 4558 or 0300 131 4965

Visiting Times
Parents have unrestricted access and can visit whenever they like although we do not encourage visiting late at night or overnight. We provide facilities for 1 parent to be resident overnight.

Please note
Due to Coronavirus, visiting is severely restricted. Please see Visiting restrictions at Conquest Hospital for more information.