Who we are and where to find us

Our children's and young people's service (also called paediatrics) looks after babies, children and teenagers. Young people can choose to go to an adult ward if they prefer.

We have an experienced and friendly team of specialist children's doctors (paediatricians) nurses, therapists, healthcare assistants and other staff who provide care for our young patients and their families.

Whether you're coming to hospital for the first time or you are already a patient, we have lots of information about our services and what to expect 

More about us

We provide a number of services for children and young people including:

  • Allergy support
  • Emergency care
  • Diabetes care
  • Kidney care
  • Epilepsy care
  • Paediatric cardiology
  • Cystic Fibrosis and Respiratory disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Premature Baby follow up
  • Haematology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Opthalmology
  • Orthopaedic 
  • Nephrology
  • Respiratory 
  • Skin service
  • Gastroenterology 

We work with specialists across the Trust and in other organisations, including Child and Family Health Devon, Bristol Children's Hospital and Devon Children and Family Partnership

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We are committed to providing the best care possible. In doing so, we aim to:

  • Listen to and recognise the needs of each child and their family;
  • Work together with our patients, their families and partner organisations;
  • Provide welcoming child friendly spaces;
  • Communicate openly and clearly;
  • Encourage wellbeing, growth and play so every child can thrive, within their circumstances;
  • Provide a smooth and supportive transition from child to adult care for young adults;
  • Support research and innovation to continually improve healthcare for children and young people. 

Contact us

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford) 

Main switchboard on 01392 411611


North Devon District Hospital 

Main switchboard on 01271 322577

Where to find us

Northern Services

Caroline Thorpe Ward

Level  3 Ladywell Unit

North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
EX31 4JB


Eastern services

Bramble Children and Young People's Unit

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Barrack Road


Patient information leaflets

We produce a wide range of leaflets which provide information about our services and about the treatment you might receive in our clinics or during your stay in hospital. 

We also produce these in different formats including large print, please contact the department you are visiting for more information.

Find out more

Last updated: August 22, 2023


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