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Expert Care for Your Child

At St Thomas Hospital, we understand how important your child’s health is to you.

That’s why our Paediatrics department is staffed by caring and experienced doctors who are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your child. Our paediatricians are passionate about making your child’s visit to the hospital as comfortable and stress-free as possible. They’ll work with you to create a personalised care plan for your child that meets their unique needs.

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Our Paediatric Services

Our Paediatrics department offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of your child, including, Well child consultations, Allergy testing and Vaccination services, with a focus on preventative medicine and early intervention.

Allergy Testing

If your child is experiencing symptoms such as breathing difficulties, sneezing, itchy eyes, or a rash, they may have an allergy. Our allergy testing service can help diagnose the cause of your child’s symptoms so that we can develop an appropriate treatment plan.


We offer a comprehensive vaccination service to help protect your child against a range of diseases. Our paediatricians will work with you to develop a vaccination schedule that’s tailored to your child’s needs.

Well Child

Our well child consultations are designed to help ensure that your child is healthy and developing normally. During these visits, we’ll perform a thorough physical examination, provide age-appropriate developmental assessments, and discuss any concerns you may have about your child’s health.

Paediatric Surgery

Our paediatric surgeons are highly trained and experienced in performing a wide range of surgeries on children, from minor procedures to intermediate surgeries. We use the latest techniques to ensure the best possible outcome for your child.

Holter Monitoring

A continuous ECG recording for 24-48 hours, tracking heart rhythm and detecting irregularities.


Paediatric services in a welcoming environment

We understand that hospital visits can be stressful for both you and your child. That’s why we’ve designed our Paediatrics department to be as comfortable and welcoming as possible. rest assured that both you and your child will be safe, comfortable, and compassionately cared for at St Thomas Hospital.

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Your questions, answered

How often should my child see a paediatrician?

We recommend that children see a paediatrician for regular check-ups at the following intervals:
– Newborns to 2 years: every 2-3 months,
– 2-5 years: every 6 months,
– 6-16 years: every year

What happens during a well child consultation?

During a well child consultation, we’ll perform a thorough physical examination, provide age-appropriate developmental assessments, and discuss any concerns you may have about your child’s health.

What should I expect during my baby's examination?

Our paediatrician will perform a thorough physical exam to check your baby’s overall health and development. This may include measuring your baby’s height and weight, checking their reflexes, examining their eyes, ears, and mouth, and listening to their heart and lungs. You will need to remove any clothing your child is wearing for accurate measurements.

What should I bring to my child's appointment?

Please bring your child’s vaccination card, the blue card if your child is under the age of 3 years, a list of any medications they are currently taking, and any relevant medical records.

What types of allergy tests may be performed?

St Thomas Hospital offers various allergy tests including skin prick test, food challenges, and patch test to diagnose allergies based on the child’s symptoms and medical history.

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