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:
- Senior Doctors
- Ward Sisters
- Staff Nurses
- Auxillary Staff
- Student Nurses
- Play Specialists
- Belfast Hospital School Teachers
- Social Workers
- Macmillan Nurses
Please follow the links on the right for more information on the pathway for children diagnosed with cancer.