K9 Pediatric Intensive care unit

Street address
Children's Hospital
Stenbäckinkatu 11, Helsinki

Postal address
P.O. Box 281, FIN-00029 HUS

Contact information
Office: 09 471 72725
Fax: 09 471 74701

Nurse Manager: Merja Vainio
Ward physician: Paula Rautiainen

Visiting hours:

from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
from 1.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (on Friday: from 1.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.)
from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
from 8.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

from 8.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
from 8.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Critically or severely ill children are treated in the K9 Pediatric Intensive care unit. The age range of the patients is from infancy up to 16 years. The unit is the only pediatric ICU in the HUS area. The unit provides intensive care to children who have undergone cardiac surgery or an organ transplantation. In Finland these operations are exclusively performed in the Children's Hospital.