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Riverbank Children’s Unit is a paediatric ambulatory and day-case ward consisting of 12 beds at Maidstone Hospital. Children and young people will be admitted to Riverbank for day-case surgery or having been referred to paediatrics from the Emergency Department, GPs or for further investigations. If the patient requires an overnight stay then they will be transferred to Hedgehog Ward.

It is located in the green zone on the ground floor of Maidstone Hospital.

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

Ward manager: Kerry Godding

Lead Matron for Paediatrics: Jackie Tyler

Paediatric Acute Matron: Rebecca Davies

Paediatric Matron for Specialist Teams: Eunice Goto

Ward telephone number: 01622 220242

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.