Flu vaccine during pregnancy
Influenza is a serious illness. Pregnant women are strongly encouraged to protect themselves and their baby by getting the influenza vaccine, any time of the year.
Speak to your midwife or doctor today.
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Ensuring the safety of women, children and families
The Women's and Children's Health Network has a zero tolerance of violence against women, children and families.
Support and resources are available.
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Meningococcal B vaccine now available
The Meningococcal B Immunisation Program commenced on 1 October 2018. The free vaccine is currently available to children aged six weeks up to four years.
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New Women's and Children's Hospital Taskforce
A new WCH Taskforce has been established to guide the planning for a new Women's and Children's Hospital.
Read more about the Taskforce
Know Your Rights
Everyone who engages with the healthcare system has rights that must be respected, no matter what age you are.
We are committed to providing you with information about your healthcare rights.
Celebrating 140 years
The Women's and Children's Hospital is marking an important milestone in our history.
Join with us in celebrating this South Australian icon and 140 years of caring.
Read more about the history of the hospital
Welcome to the Women's
and Children's Hospital
We are a specialist facility for women's and children's health in Adelaide, South Australia.
Please use the navigation prompts to find more information about the hospital, its location and the services available.
Become a volunteer at the WCH
Volunteering at the WCH is fun and rewarding. It's a great opportunity for you to create social connections, offer your skills and gain life experience.
B PART OF IT Meningococcal B Vaccine Study
SA Health and the University of Adelaide are conducting a large study to look at the impact of Meningococcal B vaccination in older adolescents. Students in Year 10, 11 and 12 across the state are being offered free vaccines to protect them from Meningococcal B disease. WCHN is a proud supporter of this landmark study. For more information about the study, click here.
Person and Family-Centred Care Awards
The Women's and Children's Health Network aims to provide an open, kind and positive healthcare experience for our consumers and families.
Consumers and caregivers are invited to recognise outstanding healthcare provision by a staff member from any of our teams.
WCH support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
At the Women's and Children's Hospital we are committed to making our services more relevant, accessible and culturally appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We offer cultural support for inpatients, and external support services for Aboriginal families.