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  • Pediatric Services

  • Guide for Parents
    The prospect of a hospital stay can be scary for kids-and their parents. The nursing staff at Newport Hospital answers frequently asked questions, outlines patient services and discusses what parents and kids should expect during their time at the hospital.

    Newport Hospital's department of pediatrics provides care to infants, children and adolescents in Newport County and its surrounding areas. Pediatric care includes orthopedics, medical-surgical treatment, pediatric trauma and any disease process that warrants hospital admission. When necessary, patients can be transferred to special care facilities immediately.

    The department is fully staffed and open 24 hours a day. The pediatric care team includes:

    • Board-certified pediatricians
    • Family practice physicians
    • Specialty trained registered nurses
    • Certified nursing assistants

    In addition, the department offers several services and programs to its surrounding community. These include:

    • Classes in infant/child CPR
    • Tours of the department and operating room for school-age children
    • Child care for hospital employees
    • Asthma support group
    • Safe sitter training program
    • Toddler car seat group

    For more information about pediatric services at Newport Hospital, please call 401-845-1710.

    Find out more:The Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center