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Riverbank Children’s Unit is a paediatric (children’s) ward with 12 beds.

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

Children and young people will be admitted to Riverbank for day-case surgery or if they have been referred to paediatrics from the Emergency Department, by GPs or for further investigations. If the patient requires an overnight stay they will be transferred to Hedgehog Ward.


Ward manager: Kerry Godding

Head of Nursing for Paediatrics: Jackie Tyler

Paediatric Acute Matron: Rebecca Davies

Paediatric Matron for Specialist Teams: Eniola Nsirim

Ward telephone number: 01622 220242

Visiting hours

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