Paediatric Care

At its core, paediatric care is dedicated to the health and well-being of children from infancy through adolescence. It's a discipline that not only addresses immediate health issues, but also focuses on the long-term development, wellness, and preventive care of our younger generation.

Choosing the right healthcare for your child is of paramount importance, and here at Parkway East, we understand that completely. That's why we are proud to be the community's trusted choice when it comes to paediatric care. With our commitment to offering prompt, accessible, and personalised medical care, families can be assured of the unparalleled quality within our expansive IHH network.

We provide end-to-end paediatric services at Parkway East Hospital, our GP clinics at Parkway Shenton, as well as the one-stop multidisciplinary Parkway MediCentre at Woodleigh Mall. Whether your child requires long-term care, or immediate health support, we are here every step of the way. Every child's health is a journey we are passionate about, and we are dedicated to walking alongside you and your child through each phase of their growth.

Learn more about our paediatric services and how we can help your young ones.

Paediatric care at Parkway East

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At Parkway East Hospital, paediatrics is our key area of expertise. Well-appointed facilities, comprising a newly opened paediatric urgent care centre, a neonatal intensive care unit, a paediatric clinic, and nursery, allow us to care for the young in a safe and comforting environment.

Caring for your child's well-being goes beyond physical health and managing common childhood illnesses. We also pay attention to the cognitive, behavioural and emotional development as part of our medical care. Our focus includes children's:

  • Orthopaedic health
  • Behavioural health
  • Mental health
  • Dental health
  • Eye health

Our healthcare professionals are skilled in subspecialty interests such as the management of allergies, digestive problems and respiratory issues commonly found among children. We also treat more severe conditions including those related to the heart and lungs, immune system or liver.

Your child's optimal health is our priority

From newborns, children to teenagers, each child grows at their own pace and encounters different medical concerns.

General paediatrics focuses on the health, growth, and development of children, right from their birth through adolescence. It offers a holistic approach, considering the physical, emotional, and environmental aspects of a child's well-being.

At our trusted Parkway East Paediatric Clinic, we provide a comprehensive range of general paediatric treatments and services for babies and children up to the age of 14.

These include the areas of acute paediatric care, allergic rhinitis and asthma evaluation and management, and food allergy management. We also provide services such as childhood vaccinations, developmental assessment of the growing child, evaluation and treatment of jaundice, newborn and infant care, and more.

Our dedicated paediatricians are also experienced in managing common childhood conditions such as:

  • General paediatric conditions (e.g. fever, eczema)
  • Paediatric infectious diseases (e.g. dengue fever, bronchiolitis)
  • Paediatric ear, nose and throat (e.g. asthma, allergic rhinitis)
  • Paediatric orthopaedics (e.g. fractures, bow legged knee)
  • Paediatric nephrology (e.g. hydronephrosis)

Learn more about common childhood illnesses we treat.

The importance of childhood vaccinations

Childhood vaccinations are specially formulated medical shots given to children at various stages of their early life to bolster their immune system against a range of potentially harmful diseases. These vaccinations introduce a weakened or inactivated form of a virus or bacteria to the body, enabling the immune system to recognise and combat the pathogen more effectively should future exposure occur.

Ensuring your child receives vaccinations is paramount for several reasons:

  • Safeguards children from severe, sometimes fatal, diseases
  • Supports a child's overall health and developmental trajectory
  • Ensures parents have fewer health-related worries as their child grows
  • Contributes to herd immunity, reducing the spread of diseases

Learn more about childhood vaccinations we offer and how your child can get them at Parkway East Paediatric Clinic, Parkway Shenton clinics and Parkway MediCentre.

We are ready when your child needs us

We also specialise in providing prompt, compassionate care for your child’s unexpected moments. Our newly opened Parkway East Paediatric Urgent Care Centre is dedicated to addressing the urgent medical needs of children and adolescents up to the age of 14.

Our paediatricians

Our committed team of paediatricians and paediatric nurses at Parkway East Hospital have deep experience in helping young patients. From childhood illnesses to paediatric allergy and immunology, discuss your concerns with us to enhance your child's health.

From childhood illnesses to paediatric allergy and immunology, discuss your concerns with us to enhance your child's health.

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Looking for a specialist to diagnose and treat your child's condition? We provide medical consultations and treatments for a wide range of childhood illnesses that include:

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Digestive system

Infectious diseases


Orthopaedic conditions

Other conditions

Child development

Our services include:

  • Childhood vaccinations
  • Influenza vaccinations
  • Newborn and infant care
  • Developmental assessment of the growing child
  • Treatment of common childhood illnesses

Specialised evaluation and treatment

We provide specialised medical care, such as:

  • Allergic rhinitis and asthma evaluation and management
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema) evaluation and management
  • Urticaria (hives) and angioedema treatment
  • Food allergy and anaphylaxis management
  • Evaluation and treatment of jaundice
  • General paediatric surgery
  • Drug allergy evaluation

Allergic rhinitis and asthma evaluation and management

  • Lung function tests
  • Asthma action plans
  • Skin prick test to environmental allergens
  • House dust mite sublingual immunotherapy

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) evaluation and management

  • Eczema action plans
  • Wet wrap therapy and topical treatments
  • Skin prick tests to evaluate food or environmental allergens
  • Food allergen testing and weaning advice in infants with moderate to severe eczema
  • Comprehensive skincare counselling and advice on the management of eczema triggers
  • Inpatient intensive skincare programme for severe eczema flares

Urticaria (hives) and angioedema

  • Acute and chronic urticaria (hives)
  • Acute and chronic angioedema (swelling beneath the skin)

Food allergy and anaphylaxis management

  • Skin prick tests for diagnosis
  • Blood tests for specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies
  • Hospital-and clinic-based oral food challenges for diagnosis and appropriate food reintroduction in outgrowing allergies
  • Adrenaline autoinjector (EpiPen) prescriptions
  • Anaphylaxis action plan

Drug allergy evaluation

  • Evaluation of common drug allergies
  • Skin prick tests, intradermal tests and oral drug challenges
  • Evaluation of suitable alternative drugs in confirmed drug allergies

Acute paediatric care

  • Minor fractures
  • Minor cuts and burns
  • In-clinic wound management
  • Fevers and other ailments
  • Falls or head injury

Early diagnosis and treatment increase the chances of a full recovery, more so for children as their bodies are still growing and adapting. Some children outgrow their conditions as they develop, while others need longer intervention.

At Parkway East Hospital, we work closely with families to provide the support that your child needs during recovery. Depending on your child's condition, we will closely monitor their symptoms and adjust the treatment as they grow.

As children's immune system gets stronger and their bodies and minds mature, proper medical care will put them on the path to becoming healthy adults.

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