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: Michelle Wickens

Paediatric Matron: Jackie Tyler

Ward telephone number: 01622 220242

Visiting hours: 7.30am – 7.30pm five days a week

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