Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Antenatal Day Assessment Unit

Antenatal Day Assessment Unit

The Antenatal Day Assessment Unit provides care for women experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, who require assessment, monitoring or education.  Women attend the Unit as day patients.

Conditions frequently managed in the Unit include gestational diabetes, mild pre-eclampsia, and women with a fetus at risk and needing regular monitoring. Women with premature ruptured membranes can come to the Unit as day patients for twice weekly monitoring, thus avoiding lengthy admissions to the ward. A small number of gynaecology and postnatal patients can also attend the Unit for short stay procedures.

The service is primarily for women who live in the metropolitan area.

The Unit is staffed by midwives, who work in conjunction with medical staff, dieticians and social workers.

How to Access Our Service

Referrals are accepted from WCH page link iconWomen's Outpatient Department, WCH page link iconWomen's Assessment Service, WCH page link iconAntenatal Gynaecology Ward, and private medical services. Referrals and bookings can be made directly to the Unit. All admissions are coordinated through WCH page link iconWomen's Admissions.

Hours

Mondays to Fridays, excluding Public Holidays,  8.30am - 5.00pm.

Contact Details

Clinical Service Coordinator - Jenny Wood
Phone (08) 8161 7536

Location

Ground Floor, Women's Assessment Service- Queen Victoria Building

Mailing Address

Womens Assessment Service
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide   SA  5006

Phone/Fax/Email

Phone: (08) 8161 7535 or (08) 8161 7530

Email:  jennifer.wood@sa.gov.au

 

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last modified: 08 Apr 2016