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Hedgehog Ward is a 23 bed inpatient unit caring for sick children from birth to the age of 16. Each bedroom allows one parent or carer to stay with the child or young person overnight. Facilities include en-suite bathroom, parent/carer bed, parent lounge, refreshments and hot and cold meals for all children and young people.

The ward is located on level 1 in the green zone, Women’s and Children’s at Tunbridge Wells Hospital. It is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

We can also offer discounted parking for each child.

To help familiarise yourself with the ward before you arrive, check out our virtual tour below.

You can also see further tours of the ward below:

Ward manager: Michelle Turton

Lead Matron for Paediatrics: Jackie Tyler

Paediatric Acute Matron: Rebecca Davies

Paediatric Matron for Specialist Teams: Eunice Goto

Hedgehog Ward number: 01892 633525 / 01892 634275

Visiting hours:  To help protect our patients and staff from coronavirus we have revised our visitor policy. Please contact the ward for details about the designated visiting times. For the latest information about our visitor policy, please click here.

For more information about infection control on our wards, view the Visiting hours page.