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Pediatric Emergency Department

Keywords:
  • pediatric emergency clinic
  • New Children's Hospital
  • pediatric surgery

Opening hours and contact information

Visiting address

New Children's Hospital, 1st floor, entrance A
Stenbäckinkatu 9
Helsinki

Postal address

P.O. Box 347
00029 HUS

Opening hours

Health center emergency services

Service hours

Mo–Fr 16:00–8:00
Open 24 hours a day on weekends.

Emergency services for specialist medical care

Open 24 hours a day.

At the Pediatric Emergency Department of New Children's Hospital, we treat patients under the age of 16 from all specialty fields.

Lasten päivystys

When you are seeking treatment at a hospital emergency clinic, always call the toll-free Medical Helpline number 116 117 first. 

In case of emergency, such as severe shortness of breath, large bleeding wound or convulsive child, call the emergency number 112. Paramedics will assess the need for treatment and transport the patient to the correct location for treatment. 

Health center emergency services

If your child falls ill suddenly, their primary place of treatment is your local health center on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and after 4:00 p.m., the Joint Emergency Service at New Children's Hospital.

Emergency services for specialist medical care

Emergency services for specialist medical care is open 24 hours a day. We treat patients under the age of 16 in all specialty fields. Your child will come to us primarily on the basis of a referral.

The Pediatric Emergency Department also houses a clinic for follow-up care of injuries.

Restrictions on visitations due to COVID-19 ,

We restrict visits to HUS hospitals and units due to COVID-19. Only one guardian may accompany a child patient to the emergency department.

Please see our instructions here

Hospitals

New Children's Hospital

The New Children's Hospital is Finland's largest hospital focused on demanding specialist pediatric medical care. We treat patients from all around Finland, from newborns to 15-year-olds.