Day Hospital


Who we are

The Day Hospital provides an alternative to hospitalization for patients with ongoing medical problems requiring day treatments or investigations. The overall objective of the Day Hospital is to avoid hospital admissions and to facilitate hospital discharges. It is an alternative for patients who do not require 24-hour medical and/or nursing monitoring. 

Our team

The Day Hospital team consists of pediatric nurse clinicians, a nursing assistant and a secretary.

A pediatrician from the Division of General Pediatrics is assigned to the day hospital. Medical and nursing trainees are also assigned to the day hospital.

Administrative team:

  • Nadia Eldaoud, Manager, Pediatric Hospital Services
  • Nathalie Aubin, Assistant Head Nurse
  • Dr. Hema Patel, Medical Director
  • Isabelle St-Sauveur, Nurse in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Anna Colicchio, Administrative Technician


Our services

The Medical Day Hospital is open from Monday to Sunday, seven days/week. Our hours of operation are:  

  • Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Services provided include:

  • Completing treatments safely and effectively while allowing the child to sleep at home.
  • Providing an environment of care for children followed by sub-specialty services requiring chronic long-term therapies, e.g. IVIG, enzyme replacement therapies, IV antibiotics, etc.
  • Providing specialized nursing care for children requiring assessments, investigations, day treatments, teaching and coordination of care activities.
  • Offering an alternative to emergency department visits and/or hospitalization for children referred from the community for investigations and/or urgent subspecialty consultations.
  • Reassessing children referred from the emergency department requiring outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infection, UTI, refractory acute otitis media or to complete work-ups for some cases of suspected bone infection. 


Refer a patient 

Room: B RC. 2238, Glen site

To make an appointment : 514-412-4400 ext. 22302

Fax: 514-412-4424