Department of Neurological Rehabilitation

Admission to the hospital department
The patient is admitted on the basis of a referral issued by the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care and Neonatal Pathology, Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Urology or by the Neurology Outpatient Clinic, Neonatal Pathology Outpatient Clinic, Neurosurgery Outpatient Clinic, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Outpatient Clinic, Surgery Outpatient Clinic and Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic.

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents

  • valid referral
  • NFZ [National Health Fund] card (applicable to patients from the Silesian Province)
  • medical documentation concerning the child’s disease (hospital discharge summaries, examination results; including results of scanning, medical opinions, etc.)

2. Currently used orthopaedic appliances (orthoses, orthopedic braces, footwear, wheelchairs, spinal jackets, etc.)

3. Toiletries and personal hygiene accessories.

4. Spare towel for hydrotherapy.

5. Cutlery, mug, plate (additional plate set for the carer / parent)

6. Textbooks and notebooks for schoolchildren.

The patient should report to the admission room by 11:30 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital
The carers can be accommodated in 1, 2, 3-person rooms (patient rooms). Provided that each patient stays in hospital together with the carer / parent; a 3-person room can accommodate 6 persons, a 2-person room can accommodate 4 persons and a 1-person room can accommodate 2 persons.

Discharge from hospital
The patient is discharged from the hospital on the day of leaving the hospital department; until 1:00 pm (does not refer to discharges on request).

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the department
  • results of examinations (blood group, HBS, HCV, HIV, pharyngeal swab, nasal swab, rectal swab)

2. Medical accessories and toiletries

  • thermometer
  • nappies
  • care products
  • cotton buds

The patient should report to the admission room by 8 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital / Visits:
In the ward one parent can stay with the child 24 hours a day, while the other one can stay from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
In the post-operation room the child can be visited only by the parents or legal guardians, one person at a time, between 3:00 and 5:00 pm.

Discharge from hospital:
Patients are discharged from hospital starting from 12:00 pm.

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Ent Department

Fixing the date of admission to the Department according to a schedule:
The date of performance of a scheduled procedure is fixed in person at the reception desk of the Department or by phone on (32) 207 19 73 (from 12:00 to 2:30 pm).
Please confirm the date of admission over the phone, at least one week before the date of the scheduled procedure.
In case of resignation or necessity to postpone the date (disease, emergency), please contact us on the above number.
To fix the date of admission for the purpose of performing the ABR test while sleeping, call us on (32) 207 19 71 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm).
Please confirm the date of admission over the phone, two days before the date of the scheduled procedure.

Admission of the patient to the hospital department:
On the day of admission:

1. The parent or legal guardian should report together with the patient to the Hospital Emergency Department

  • by 8:30 am for surgical procedures
  • between 5:00 and 6:00 pm for the ABR test performed while sleeping

2. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital ENT Department
  • previous hospital discharge summaries (if any)
  • results of examinations, in particular X-ray images, ultrasound examinations, computed tomography and / or magnetic resonance examinations
  • NFZ [National Health Fund] chip card (patients from the Silesian province)
  • insurance card – medical record book

3. The patient should refer to the hospital with an empty stomach (without eating and drinking). In case of infants and small babies – the last feeding should be omitted.

4. The patient should be completely healthy for at least 2 weeks before the surgery and should have no contact with any persons suffering from infectious diseases for at least 3 weeks before the surgery.

5. Vaccination against viral hepatitis is recommended (at least two vaccine doses).

6. The patient should be equipped with: necessary toiletries (comb, toothpaste and toothbrush, sponge, soap / shower gel etc.), towel, underwear, pyjamas, comfortable clothes, like sweatpants and T-shirt, footwear to change into, like slippers.

7. The patient admitted to the hospital department should be bathed, should get his/her hair washed. The child’s nails should be short and unpainted and the patient must not wear any jewellery.

Stay of the parent / carer in the hospital:
The parent / carer may stay with the patient. More information can be obtained on the day of admission. Due to accommodation limits only one person can stay with the patient during the night.

Accommodation for the parent / carer:

  • According to recommendations of the hospital administration the patient’s carer must not bring to the hospital their own camp bed or mattress for the purpose of a 24-hour stay with the patient for epidemiological reasons.
  • The parent / carer is offered paid accommodation (according to the price list). The hotel base is located within the hospital area – more information in the tab on the hospital main page.

Discharge from hospital:
Once the hospitalization has been completed, each patient is given a discharge report with further recommendations.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Pediatric Cardiology

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital
  • child’s health book
  • medical documentation concerning current treatment + other important supplementary documents, if any (ECG, radiological images, CD with computed tomography or magnetic resonance, etc.)

2. Textbooks and notebooks (primary school and junior high school pupils)

The patient should report to the admission room by 9 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
Infants and pre-school-age children always stay in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology under the care of their parents (legal guardians), whereas in the case of schoolchildren it is dependent on the patient’s wish or current availability of beds intended for parents.

Visits:
The patient can be visited each day, however it is recommended that the visits should not interrupt the course of the treatment of other patients. For that reason no more than 2 persons can visit the child at the same time and the visit itself should not be longer than 1 – 1.5 hours. The above recommendations are applied in a flexible manner convenient to the patient and to the visitors alike.

Discharge from hospital:
Patients are discharged from hospital within the working days on the morning hours, but in the case of emergency the patient can be discharged on other times.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Surgery and Urology

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital
  • NFZ [National Health Fund] card (applicable to patients from the Silesian Province)
  • examination results, X-ray images
  • identity card
  • hospital summary discharge reports
  • child’s health book

2. Toiletries:

  • towel
  • toothbrush
  • soap
  • comb
  • shampoo

3. Pyjamas – 2 pairs and slippers

4. Cutlery and mug

5. School equipment for the schoolchildren

6. Disposable nappies and care products for babies

7. Thermometer

To be admitted to hospital, please report to the admission room:

  • between 10:00 am and 12 pm for procedures scheduled for the next day
  • between 2:00 and 3:00 pm on Sunday
  • – between 7:00 and 8:00 am for procedures scheduled for the same day
  • Infections in the case of a procedure to be performed:
    The child must not suffer from any infectious disease, including nasal congestion, cough, fever or increased body temperature, diarrhoea and subjective symptoms, e.g. weakness, bone aching.
    In the case of a contact with persons suffering from an infectious disease a waiting period of at least three weeks is required.
    A waiting period of at least 10 days is required after a scheduled vaccination and at least 14 days – after treatment with antibiotics.

    Preparation of the patient for the procedure:
    Infants and small babies – last feeding at 5:00 am (liquid food)
    Drinking at 6:00 am on the day of the procedure (water or tea)
    Older children – last highly digestible meal at 8 pm, last drinking (water or tea) at around midnight on the day preceding the date of the medical procedure.
    The patients admitted for a procedure must be with an empty stomach.
    The patient admitted to the hospital department should be bathed, should get his/her hair washed. The child’s nails should be short and unpainted and he/she cannot wear any jewellery.

    Stay of the carer in the hospital:
    The carer may stay in the hospital together with the child. The hospital provides camp beds for the parents.

    Other information:
    The schedule of operations may be subject to change.
    Contact number to the Surgery Clinic office: (32) 207 18 34 (discharge from the hospital, ZUS ZLA medical certificate, examination results, etc.)
    Contact number to the secretary’s office of the Surgery Clinic: (32) 207 17 50 (determining the date of the procedure)
    Contact number to the Surgery Outpatient Clinic: (32) 207 16 50, 32/ 207 16 51

    Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

On the day of admission the patient should possess::

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital issued by a paediatrician or ward medical doctor
  • health insurance card
  • examination results, X-ray images
  • identity card
  • family health insurance card
  • identity card of the carer
  • hospital summary discharge reports
  • konsultacja (informacja o stanie zdrowia) pediatryczna przed planowanym przyjęciem do szpitala (POZ)
  • paediatric consultation (information on the patient’s health condition) before a scheduled admission to the hospital (Basic Health Care)

2. Toiletries:

  • towel
  • toothbrush
  • soap
  • comb
  • shampoo

3. Pyjamas – 2 pairs and slippers

4. Cutlery and mug

5. School equipment for the schoolchildren

To be admitted to the hospital please report to the admission room:

  • between 9:00 and 11: 00 am for procedures scheduled for the next day
  • by 2:00 pm Sunday
  • between 7:00 and 8:00 am for procedures scheduled for the same day

Infections in the case of a procedure to be performed:
The child must not suffer from any infectious disease, including nasal congestion, cough, fever or increased body temperature, diarrhoea and subjective symptoms, e.g. weakness, bone aching.
In the case of a contact with persons suffering from an infectious disease a waiting period of at least ten days is required.

Preparation of the patient for the procedure:
Infants and small babies – last feeding at 5:00 am (liquid food)
Older children – last highly digestible meal at 8 pm, last drinking (water or tea) at around midnight on the day preceding the date of the medical procedure.
The patients admitted for a procedure must be with an empty stomach
The parent must be present in the hospital in the morning before the commencent of the procedure (8:00 – 8:30 am).
The patient admitted to the hospital department should be bathed, should get his/her hair washed. The child’s nails should be short and unpainted and he/she cannot wear any jewellery.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
The carer may stay in the hospital together with the child. Information on the conditions of stay in the hospital department is provided on the date of admission to the hospital. Only one person can stay with the patient in the hospital during the night.

Contact number to the secretary’s office of the Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery: (32) 207 18 08; 207 18 31.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Neurosurgery

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

  • referral to the hospital department
  • child’s health book
  • confirmation of health insurance
  • all diagnostic tests results

The patient should report to the admission room by 8:00 am. The patient must be with an empty stomach.

Stay of the parent / carer in the hospital
The parent / carer may stay in the hospital together with the child 24 hours a day (only one person can stay in the hospital with the child). We offer only paid accommodation for the parents.
Payment for the accommodation should be made on the last day of the stay in the hospital department. A person assisting the parent can rent a room in a hotel situated on another floor of the building.

Discharge from the hospital
A discharge from the hospital is agreed with the attending physician.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Oncology, Hematology and Chemotherapy

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital
  • chip card (patients from the Silesian province)
  • health insurance card
  • child’s health book
  • medical documentation, including radiological documentation (images, CDs)

2. Toiletries:

  • towel
  • toothbrush
  • soap
  • comb
  • shampoo

3. Pyjamas – 2 pairs and slippers
4. Cutlery and mug

5. School equipment for the schoolchildren

6. Disposable nappies and care products for babies

7. Thermometer

The patient should report to the admission room by 7:30 – 9:00 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospitalThe carer may stay in the hospital together with the child. The hospital provides beds for the parents. The parents need to bring their own bedding or a sleeping bag. We offer only paid accommodation. Detailed information on the conditions of stay in the department can be obtained on the day of admission to the hospital.

Other informationShould you have any doubts please feel free to contact us on:
(32) 207 17 49 – Head Nurse Coordinator
(32) 207 17 63 – Department Secretariat
(32) 207 17 45 – Head of the Department
(32) 207 17 47 – Medical doctors

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital
  • health insurance card or another document confirming the insurance status
  • medical record book
  • child’s health book
  • legal guardian’s identity card

2. Toiletries

3. Pyjamas and clothes to change into

4. Cutlery, plate, mug

5. School equipment (primary school and junior high school pupils)

The patient should report to the admission room between 8:00 and 9:00 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
The parent or carer may stay with the child in the hospital department, however with no guarantee of available accommodation – there are two rooms for the mother and the child in the department (bed for mother and for the child). One can also stay over in the accommodation facility located at level ”0”.

Discharge from the hospital:
Issuance of discharge summaries to the hospitalized patients depends on the date of submission of the examination results to the department (the summaries may be issued on the discharge day or within the next few weeks).

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Pediatrics

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital department
  • health insurance card
  • patient’s medical history – if any
  • legal guardian’s identity card

2. Personal hygiene accessories

3. Books for school-aged patients (primary school and junior high school)

The patient should report to the admission room by 9:00 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
The parent / carer may stay with the patient in the hospital department or use the accommodation facility located within the hospital area. Due to accommodation limits and having in mind the patients’ welfare only one person can stay with the patient at the same time.

Within the department area one must not smoke, drink alcohol consume the meals bought outside the department, bring the children hard, small candies.
For epidemiological reasons and shortage of space one must not bring to the hospital unnecessary household equipment, such as kettles, TV sets, baby carriers, chairs, mattresses, etc.
One must keep order and cleanliness in the area of the accommodation facility and the entire hospital.
The quiet period lasts from 8:00 pm to 7:00 am.

Discharge from the hospital:
The discharge summaries can be received at the patient’s bedside between 12:00 and 3:00 pm. The discharge summaries are issued by the attending physician or Head / Chief of the Department.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Gastroenterology

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital department
  • health insurance card
  • patient’s medical history – if any
  • legal guardian’s identity card

2. Personal hygiene accessories

3. Books for school-aged patients (primary school and junior high school)

The patient should report to the admission room by 9:00 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
The parent / carer may stay with the patient in the hospital department or use the accommodation facility located within the hospital area. Due to accommodation limits and having in mind the patients’ welfare only one person can stay with the patient at the same time.

Rules of stay in the department:
Within the department area one must not smoke, drink alcohol consume the meals bought outside the department, bring the children hard, small candies.
For epidemiological reasons and shortage of space one must not bring to the hospital unnecessary household equipment, such as kettles, TV sets, baby carriers, chairs, mattresses, etc.
One must keep order and cleanliness in the area of the accommodation facility and the entire hospital.

The quiet period lasts from 8:00 pm to 7:00 am.

Discharge from the hospital:
The discharge summaries can be received at the patient’s bedside between 12:00 and 3:00 pm. The discharge summaries are issued by the attending physician or Head / Chief of the Department.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Nephrology

On the day of admission the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital department
  • health insurance card
  • patient’s medical history – if any
  • legal guardian’s identity card

2. Personal hygiene accessories

3. Books for school-aged patients (primary school and junior high school)

The patient should report to the admission room by 9:00 am.

Stay of the carer in the hospital:
The parent / carer may stay with the patient in the hospital department or use the accommodation facility located within the hospital territory. Due to accommodation limits and bearing in mind the patients’ welfare only one person can stay with the patient at the same time.

Rules of stay in the department:
Within the department area one must not smoke, drink alcohol consume the meals bought outside the department, bring the children hard, small candies.
For epidemiological reasons and shortage of space one must not bring to the hospital unnecessary household equipment, such as kettles, TV sets, baby carriers, chairs, mattresses, etc.
One must keep order and cleanliness in the area of the accommodation facility and the entire hospital.

The quiet period lasts from 8:00 pm to 7:00 am.

Discharge from the hospital:
The discharge summaries can be received at the patient’s bedside between 12:00 and 3:00 pm. The discharge summaries are issued by the attending physician or Head / Chief of the Department.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age

Admission of the patient to the hospital department:
On the day of admission to the hospital department the patient should possess:

1. Documents:

  • referral to the hospital issued by a medical doctor
  • certificate issued by a paediatrician concerning medicines taken on a permanent basis
  • confirmation of insurance (health insurance card or family health insurance card)
  • results of performed examinations (MR, CT, X-Ray, EEG, psychological opinion)
  • hospital discharge summaries
  • child’s health book
  • legal guardian’s identity card

2. The medicines taken by the patient on a permanent basis because of concomitant diseases and treatment must not be discontinued during the hospitalization. During the stay of the patient in hospital such medicines will be marked with the patient’s data and stored in the treatment room in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations. They will be protected against misuse by other patients and will be administered by a nurse in accordance with the medical recommendations.

3. Toiletries (soap, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste, comb or hairbrush, shampoo)

4. Pyjamas and footwear to change into. During the day the patient can wear their own comfortable casual clothes

5. Cutlery (excluding knife or another similar sharp instrument which might be dangerous) and mug

6. School equipment, notebooks, books for school-aged children

7. Thermometer.

On the date of the scheduled admission the patient should report to the admission room between 8:00 and 10:00 am.

Accommodation:
The Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age consists of two units:

  • small babies unit (K-3) designed for children aged 1 month to 3 years
  • older children unit (K-2) designed for children aged 3 to 18 years

The conditions of accommodation and detailed terms of payment for the stay of the patients’ carers in the hospital department are governed by the Regulation of the Director No. 60/2013 of December 23 2013 which can be obtained in the Secretary’s Office of the Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age and which is accessible 24 hours a day in front of each nurse room.

A patient in critical condition who requires intensive treatment and observation is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit or Observation Unit. Once the patient’s clinical condition has stabilized, the patient is transfered to the General Unit.
The department offers three-bed rooms without sanitary facility, two-bed rooms with and without sanitary facility and one-bed rooms with and without sanitary facility.
The stay in a one-bed room is subject to the patient’s health condition as well as to the availability of places in the above mentioned rooms.

Only one person can stay with the patient in the hospital department. This is conditioned by accommodation limits, safety and epidemiological reasons. We expect your understanding and taking turns while visiting the patient, particularly in multi-bed patient rooms to ensure that everyone has a chance to accompany the child without restricting the rights of other patients.

Visiting the patient:

  • Before you enter the department please leave your outerwear, coats and jackets in a free changing room, which is monitored till 20.00, and which is situated on the ground floor.
  • While staying in the department the visitor is obliged to comply with the requirements of the personnel.
  • You must not smoke or drink alcohol in the hospital. Whenever there are reasonable grounds to suspect that the legal guardian / visiting person is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, if that person is agressive or in another way disturbs the peace of the patients, the hospital personnel is entitled to ask such a person to immediately leave the hospital premises and to call security guards.
  • The patients need to stay in the department till 2:00 pm due to examinations and consultations that may be conducted. Leaving the hospital department after that time is possible only under the care of the parent /carer subject to prior arrangemetns made with the nurse and after filling in a relevant document. The patients are also required to notify the nurse of their return and to record their return.
  • Visitors with symptoms of infection / cough, nasal congestion, sore throat, rash, diarrhoea, vomiting, malaise / or in the case of previous contacts with an infectious disease should refrain from visiting the patient in the hospital. Such health condition may pose a threat to the hospitalized patients.
  • The Hospital Epidemiology Board may temporarily limit or suspend the visits to the Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age in the periods of increased seasonal incidence of diseases.
  • – The visitors are obliged to comply with the restrictions imposed on visits between 8:00 pm and 7:00 am to ensure the patients can rest well at night. During the night time the parents / carers of the patient can enter or leave the hospital building only in justified cases.
  • – Breast-feeding mothers and persons who deliver natural breast milk (to hand it over to the hospital) can access the department 24 hours a day, at any time. The breast milk must be transported in a sterile / boiled for at least 5 minutes container, marked with the given name and surname of the child, date, time and amount of breast milk. The milk can also be transported and stored in a cooler bag with ice packs for up to 24 hours. We do not recommend mixing breast milk sucked at different times.

Restrictions:

  • For epidemiological reasons and shortage of space, the pushchairs can be taken to the department only in individual, justified cases, with the consent of the Department Head or Head Nurse.
  • In the Department of Paediatrics and Neurology of Developmental Age one shall not use TV sets, laptops and other electronic devices, particularly in the case of children with suspected epilepsy or symptoms of epilepsy, as the above devices may aggravate symptoms of the disease. Bringing the above mentioned equipment to the patient room requires consent of the Department Head or Head Nurse.
  • The hospital personnel shall not be responsible for damage to or loss of toys or other valuable things that have not been secured by the patient / carer / visitor.
  • For epidemiological reasons the patient’s carers must not bring to the hospital their own camp bed or mattress for the purpose of a 24-hour stay with the patient.

Discharge from hospital:
The patients are discharged from hospital each day after 12:00 pm.

Download the detailed conditions of hospitalization in the file .pdf

Department of Intensive Therapy and Neonatal Pathology