Paediatric Outpatients Department

Our dedicated Children’s Outpatient Service caters for children from birth to 16 years of age. The Paediatric Outpatients Department is run by a combination of consultants, paediatricians and specialist nurses.

The Paediatric Outpatients Department

The Paediatric Outpatients Department accommodates all specialities involved in the treatment of children, and carry out tests to help with their care.

We cover general paediatrics, allergy, respiratory conditions, diabetes, general surgery, dietetics, pre-assessment, endocrinology, learning disabilities, genetics, and psychology for children with diabetes and constipation. The Department contains six clinic rooms.

Find out more information about what to expect when you visit Harrogate District Hospital as an outpatient.

Please click here for a children’s picture story about visiting the Outpatient Department.


The Paediatric Outpatients Department is located on the ground floor of Harrogate District Hospital, in the main Outpatients Department.


Children are referred to the Department by their GP, healthcare professionals in other departments, from the ward as inpatients, or from the community teams.

Key staff

Matron: Victoria Lister
Lead Nurse for Outpatients: Lois Garner
Paediatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner: Karen King
Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy Nurse specialist: Ros Parkinson