Questions and answers about the Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital in Solna in connection with the move
On November 27, part of the Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital in Solna, including the pediatric emergency ward, moved to the new hospital building in Solna. The address of the new hospital building is Eugeniavägen 23. The pediatric emergency ward has its own entrance around the corner from the main entrance of the new building and has address Anna Steckséns gata 35.
Which units are moving?
Part of the Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital in Solna has moved. The care of admitted patients, inpatient care and the pediatric emergency ward and a small part of the outpatient care are moving to the new hospital building. See information in your notice or at karolinska.se for the address.
Which of the units will continue as before in the current facilities?
A large part of the outpatient clinic will continue as before in the current facilities. See information in your notice or at karolinska.se for the address.
Are there any changes at the pediatric emergency ward in connection with the move?
The pediatric emergency ward's work is continuing, but in the new hospital building as of 6:00 a.m. on November 27. The pediatric emergency ward will continue to be open around the clock, year-round and the most severely ill children are prioritized here – they get help first. The pediatric emergency ward has its own entrance and the address is Anna Steckséns gata 35, around the corner from the main entrance of the new hospital building.
Can parents or relatives spend the night?
In the single rooms, there is an extra bed with the possibility for one person to stay overnight. For children cared for at the neonatal clinic, there are special possibilities for overnight stays for parents in consultation with the healthcare staff. There is also a possibility of so-called joint care in the same room of a mother and child who need care after birth.
Can siblings come to visit in the new hospital building?
Yes, this is fine. It works just like at the Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital in general. Siblings are welcome, but in some units, there are limits to visitation due to the risk of contagion, among other factors. Talk with the healthcare staff about what applies.
Are there day rooms to use as visitors?
There are areas where both patients and visitors can spend time. Admitted children also have their own rooms. Here, family and relatives who visit can spend time together in the rooms without disturbing any other patient.
Is there a possibility of activities for admitted children and adolescents?
Yes, children and adolescents can participate and experience activities in various ways during their hospital stay. There is a special area where they can sit and read or just spend time. There are also rooms with activities for children who are a little older. And in play therapy, there are opportunities for play and creativity. There are also mobile activities for children and young people.
What will happen with the Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital in Huddinge?
The pediatric unit in Huddinge is not affected by the move. They will continue as usual.