Child Health services cover all departments for children and young people across East Kent Hospitals. This includes the Rainbow, Padua and Dolphin Wards, the Children’s Assessment Centres, Children’s Emergency Departments and specialist therapies too.

We work really closely with the teams across Child Health to ensure that children accessing their services can have the toys, games and equipment that makes the hospital experience a little less scary and a little more fun.


spent on toys, activities and boredom busters for patients


spent on other projects and improving the environment

Latest news

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28th Feb 24
ChargeBoxes help parents keep in touch while their children are in hospital

Parents of poorly children can now more easily keep in touch with their loved ones, thanks to funding from East Kent Hospitals Charity.

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21st Feb 24
Constructing Christmas decorations raises money for Padua ward

Darron Hughes, a carpentry lecturer at Canterbury College, enlisted his students to make Christmas decorations to raise money for Padua ward at WHH.

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14th Dec 23
Enjoy a Coffee for a Good Cause

Coffee fans can help a dad raise money for the hospital where his new-born son was cared for.

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