Cheltenham General Hospital


Second floor, College Road Wing, Cheltenham General Hospital

Battledown outpatients runs outpatient clinics for Paediatrics (children's services). We also run a blood test service for 2 to 6 year olds.


If your child needs urgent care

If your child (age 16 or under) is unwell and needs urgent care, our specialist children's services are based at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

How to contact the department

Outpatients Reception CGH telephone number: 0300 422 4124

Outpatients Reception CGH telephone number: 0300 422 8211

Please note: Smoking is not permitted in any building or within the grounds of any of our sites. Information and support is available to any patients who wish to stop smoking. Nicotine Replacement Therapy is available to help reduce your cravings during your stay.

Blood test service for 2 to 6-year-olds

We offer blood sample taking for 2 to 6-year-olds.

You can call the booking line for this service on:

  • Cheltenham General: 0300 422 4462
  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital: 0300 422 8383 (0-6-year-olds)

This is an appointment-only service.

If your child is under 2 or over 6 years old

If your child is under 2, you will need to take your child to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital to have their bloods taken.

If your child is over 6, you can take them to have their bloods taken at West Block outpatients in Cheltenham General or Edward Jenner at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. (These are both walk in)

Food and drink at our hospitals

There are a variety of shops and restaurants in our hospitals. Read more about food and drink.

Free Wifi

Free Wifi is available on all our wards. If you have any difficulty accessing this, please speak to a member of ward staff.