Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide - Medical Day Unit and Renal Dialysis Unit Redevelopment
Major Capital Projects

Major Capital Projects

Women's and Children's Hospital Upgrade Project

The South Australian Government has confirmed their $50 million funding commitment to deliver essential clinical, infrastructure and engineering upgrades at the Women's and Children's Hospital while our new hospital is being planned, designed and built.

The upgrades will address high priority clinical and infrastructure requirements in four key areas, enabling us to continue to deliver high quality and safe services to our consumers and their families.

The principles of WCH page link iconConsumer and Community Engagement will underpin our work in Capital works.

The WCH page link iconearly works have commenced in preparation for the redevelopment of four key clinical areas. The plans of the redevelopment works for these four key areas are now out for consultation until Friday, 10 May 2019. If you would like to provide feedback or have questions about the plans and the sustainment works, please contact the project team at health.WCHNCapitalProjects@sa.gov.au.

A frequently asked questions document, with further information about the sustainment works
is PDF iconnow available.

Plans for Consultation

Paediatric Emergency Department Redevelopment

PDF iconPaediatric Emergency Department Redevelopment Plan  (574kb)

The Paediatric Emergency redevelopment will include an improved triage area, dedicated mental health assessment spaces, larger waiting areas, an additional isolation room, improved clinical support areas and three extra multi-purpose treatment spaces.

The Paediatric Emergency Department is one of four clinical areas to be redeveloped, with works to commence in late 2019.

Neonatal Nursery Redevelopment

PDF iconNeonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Redevelopment Plan  (532kb)

PDF iconSpecial Care Baby Unit (SCBU) Redevelopment Plan  (1.2mb)

The Neonatal Nursery redevelopment will expand the treatment space to provide better access for families and staff.

The Neonatal Nursery is one of four clinical areas to be redeveloped, with works to commence in late 2019/20.

Boylan Ward Redevelopment

PDF iconBoylan Ward Redevelopment Plan  (649kb)

The Boylan Ward redevelopment will create a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service facility with an outdoor space and a high dependency area.

The Boylan Ward is one of four clinical areas to be redeveloped, with works to commence from late 2019/20.

Operating Theatres Refurbishment

The Operating Theatres refurbishment will involve upgrading the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems as well as the flooring and wall surfaces to support infection prevention.

The operating theatres are one of four clinical areas to be redeveloped, with works to commence in mid-2019.

PDF iconOperating Theatres Refurbishment Plan  (310kb)


View the artist impressions of the four key redeveloped areas:

Neonatal Nursery Redevelopment
Neonatal Nursery Redevelopment

last modified: 18 Apr 2019