Dolphin - Medical Short Stay

About Dolphin - Medical Short Stay

  • Dolphin - Medical Short Stay is located adjacent to the Emergency Department (ED) at The Royal Children's Hospital. 

    It cares for children who present to the ED and require care for up to 48 hours. With its streamlined admission and discharge processes, the unit cares for children of all ages, from babies aged six months to adolescents, with a range of acute illnesses. 

    Conditions treated in Dolphin - Medical Short Stay include asthmabronchiolitisconstipationcroupeczemafevergastroenteritisurinary tract infection anaphylaxis (allergic reactions), migraine, snake bite and viral infections.