Recite me link

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. We can also offer discounted parking for each child’s family.

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

Ward manager: Michelle Turton

Lead Matron for Paediatrics: Jackie Tyler

Paediatric Acute Matron: Rebecca Davies

Paediatric Matron for Specialist Teams: Eniola Nsirim

Telephone number: 01892 633525 / 01892 634275

Visiting hours

Please speak with ward staff for information about visiting the ward.

For more information about visiting hours, protected mealtimes and infection control on our wards, see the visiting hours page.