Paediatric Day Stay Unit (PDSU)

Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC):  Catherine Campbell - (02) 6174 7373

Location:  Building 11, Level 1

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7am - 6.30pm. The PDSU is closed on Public Holidays.

Paediatric Day Stay Unit (PDSU) provides day-only medical treatment for children up to 18 years of age. Treatments include chemotherapy, blood product transfusions, medication infusions, immunology food challenges, endocrine testing, radiological investigations (including MRI) requiring sedation or a general anaesthetic (GA), central venous access device maintenance, and Special Immunisation Clinics.

PDSU provides day-only surgical services for children aged up to their 14th birthday.  This includes booked and emergency day surgery. Children aged 14 years and over are admitted to the Adult Day Surgery Unit. All children who are being admitted for surgery at 7am and 11am are to present to the Paediatric Day Stay Admissions room.