Children's Healthcare at Spire Bristol Hospital

When kissing it better doesn't work. Spire Bristol Hospital paediatrics and children's healthcare.

The service offers a wide range of treatments and operations - all available in the comfort of a local, clean and private hospital environment.

Paediatric surgery is lead by nurse Lisa Cree, RGN, RSCN, who has over 20 years' experience working in both the NHS and in private hospitals.

Every child will be seen by a paediatric specialist consultant within the chosen area of specialty - whether it be dermatology, ENT, general surgery, oral surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, general paediatrics, plastic surgery or urology - each with a minimum of 10-15 years experience of treating children within the NHS.

At their outpatient appointment, many children will be able to have minor procedures undertaken during the consultation. If surgery is needed, our young patients will be admitted at a mutually convenient time.

We know that when children need to come in to hospital, it can be an anxious time for the whole family – that’s why we offer children and their families an all-important opportunity to visit the hospital prior to admission, become familiar with the surroundings and meet the experts who will be involved in their care.

When a child comes to the hospital for a surgical procedure, they will stay in a private en-suite room, with a TV. The rooms are large enough to accomodate a parent, wishing to stay overnight.

A list of specialist children's services we are able to offer is below: 


Cardiology

We have a team of qualified Consultants who specialise in treating children’s heart conditions. As a national Centre of Excellence in cardiac surgery and cardiology we can offer a range of procedures.

Dermatology

Your child can experience a number of skin related conditions throughout childhood.We are here to offer help for many conditions including eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis,chickenpox, measles, warts and acne.

ENT (ear, nose and throat)

Our ENT Consultants treat lots of symptoms associated with dizziness, balancedisorders, tonsils and hearing loss. 

Gastroenterology

A range of procedures including advice regarding liver and gall bladder issues.

Oral surgery

We have Consultants who sub-specialise in dental treatment for children as well asfacial pain, cleft lip and palate surgery.

Orthopaedics

We have a range of highly qualified orthopaedic surgeons who can treat a number ofbone and joint issues. We are also fully equipped to provide spinal surgery and scoliosiscorrection for children.

Plastic surgery

Our team of caring plastic surgeons specialise in the aesthetic treatment of burns,scar revisions, skin cancer and skin lesions.

Private GP appointments

We are partnered with The Independent General Practice and offer private GPconsultations and investigations, including vaccines and health checks. Find out moredetails at www.theigp.co.uk

Urology

We have specialists who can provide general paediatric urology, undescended testesand hypospadias birth defect.

 

 


Consultants who treat children at Spire Bristol Hospital

General Surgery - Mr Robin Garrett-Cox

Orthopaedics - Jonathan Eldridge, Mr Guy Atherton, Simon Thomas, Donald Sammut

Urology - Mark Woodward

Ear, Nose and Throat - David Baldwin, Claire Langton Hewer, Desmond Nunez , Philip Robinson, Michael Saunders , Paul Tierney , Susan Douglas, Annette Jardine, Fiona Watts (Audiology)

Rheumatology - Jacqui Clinch

Maxillo Facial - Ceri Hughes

Dermatology - Cameron Kennedy, Clive Archer

Plastic Surgery - Simon Lee, Robert Warr, Lisa Sacks

Consultants who treat adolescents

Orthopaedics - Neil Blewitt, Stephen Hepple, Ian Leslie, James Murray, Jonathan Webb, Ian Winson

Gynaecology - Fraser McLeod

Urology - Tim Whittlestone

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