For People From Out Of Town
It can be hard if you need to travel a long way from home for medical treatment, especially if you or your child has to stay at or close to the hospital for some time. It can also be very lonely if your family or your partner cannot be with you.
We understand that this can be a stressful time and that staying in a strange city can be a bit overwhelming.
WCH Social Workers are available to help you and your family with:
Advice about PATS, accommodation and support services is also available from the Health Consumer Support Service - free call 1800 188 115 (office hours).
You will also need to eat, shop and spend some time away from the hospital. The pages list at the left side of this page contain information on facilities in and around the WCH, and on other useful services.
last modified: 24 Nov 2016