Children's Cancers

Children's cancers are treated on a specialised ward in the Royal Hospital for Sick Children on the Royal Victoria Hospital site in Belfast.The unit focuses on a family centred care and all members of staff are there to care for children diagnosed with cancer, as well as help support families.

The unit provides a regional service to children up to the age of 16 from across Northern Ireland who have been diagnosed with cancer or a haematological disorder.

The following staff are involved in the care of children with cancer:

  • Consultants
  • Senior Doctors
  • Ward Sisters
  • Staff Nurses
  • Auxillary Staff
  • Student Nurses
  • Play Specialists
  • Belfast Hospital School Teachers
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Macmillan Nurses

Please follow the links on the right for more information on the pathway for children diagnosed with cancer.