You are likely to come across a number of different staff during your visit to hospital. All staff, depending on their job role, can be identified by their uniforms. All staff wear trousers and tunics coloured according to their grade and seniority.
Nurses working in paediatric units may also wear Health Board issued ‟child friendly‟ tabards over their designated uniform.
The following groups of staff have been designated to wear the approved all wales uniform and the colour code is as follows:-
Other uniforms that you may see on the ward include:
Purple polo shirts – Play Specialists
Maroon uniform – Hotel Services staff
Blue polo shirts – Porters
We offer a range of expertise in helping you and your child to cope as well as possible with illness and treatment, closely liaising with other teams in Children’s Services.
We use our knowledge to help your child cope with any pain, anxiety or fear during their time in hospital. Play is used to prepare children for treatment, distract them during a procedure, and help them understand what they have or are going to experience.
The use of play can:
We offer support for babies, children and teenagers in hospital and the wider community including: