What to expect in our hospital

Watch our video and see what our wards look like - where you can find a fridge, make a coffee or a place to sit with your family.

Let's take a look at what a ward looks like here at the Queensland Children's Hospital.

Most wards have a nutrition bay and fridges where you can store your own food when you're here.

And in each room,  as you can see, there is a bed, a whiteboard to write messages and a patient entertainment system where you can watch TV and Juice TV.

There's also a seat that turns into a bed for a parent or carer to stay overnight with you.

Every in-patients ward also has a family lounge for parents and carers to use.

These have a TV, fridge, shower, tea and coffee making facilities and a microwave.

You'll also see a lot of hand wash stations and sanitizing foam around the hospital and in the wards. This is for all staff, parents, patients and visitors to use regularly.

Liam: Remember having clean hands is really important for everyone in the hospital because very clean hands helps fight germs.

If you have any other questions, remember you can find more information on our website www. childrens.heqlth.qld.gov.au or you can call us on 07 3068 1111.

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  • Staying overnight with your child

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  • Caring for your sick child

    Looking after your sick child can be hard. There are some things you can do to help you and your family.

  • Meals

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  • Free Wi-Fi

    Find out to use our free Wi-Fi and where you can charge your phone.

  • Keeping your child safe

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  • Being a public or private patient

    If your child is eligible for Medicare and you have private health insurance, they can be treated as either a public or private patient.

Last updated: May 2024