other people you might meet
There are lots of people who work in the hospital and you will meet many of them.
A nurse will help to give your medicines and treatments, and look after you on the ward.
A hospital teacher will help with your schoolwork, if you feel well enough.
A physiotherapist helps with exercises to keep your muscles strong and working well.
A dietician makes sure you are eating enough of the right kinds of food to help you get well.
A psychologist can help by talking with you if you feel sad or worried or angry and give you some tips to help.
A play specialist can find ways to keep you entertained in the ward, and also helps get you ready for any tests you need.
A dentist can make sure your teeth are in tip top condition
An outreach nurse (also called a POON) might come to your house to do some tests or talk to you and the grown-ups about your treatment.
A consultant is a doctor who is in charge. They have teams of doctors to help.
A chaplain can help by talking about your worries, or about things that you believe in.
There will be other members of the team you might meet. Lots of new people!