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Childrens Assessment Unit

Childrens Assessment Unit (formally Elmwood [E1]) ward is part of the children's unit and specialises in caring for your younger patients who need to spend one or more nights in hopsital.

The Childrens Assessment Unit offers a play room with outside play area, and a kitchen for use by parents.

Ward information

  • Mobile phone use is permitted
  • Flowers are permitted
  • Accommodation for carers or family members to stay


Matron: Sian Jenkins

Contact details

Tel: 01202 442613

Visiting information

Visiting: 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm

Parents may visit at anytime.

Please note that visiting is restricted to two visitors per patient at a time.

Please do not visit if you have had any diarrhoea or sickness in the last 72 hours, or have cough/cold symptoms.

How to find us

From the Dome entrance, turn right in then first left, up to level 1.

From the Longfleet Road entrance, go straight ahead along the main corridor, follow signs to children's unit on level 1.

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB. Tel: 01202 665511

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