How can we help you today?
Coming to the Hospital
Your first 24 hours
We know that hospital admissions aren’t always planned, and it can take time to settle in.
That’s why a group of families who’ve been through it all before have put together a cheat sheet on all you need to know in the first 24 hours of an admission.
What's in focus
The Virtual Women’s Assessment Service provides virtual care and referral to South Australian women who are less than 20 weeks pregnant in the comfort of their own home or community.
Research is vital to everything we do at WCHN, helping us improve the care we provide and change the lives of women, babies, children, young people and their families. View the Strategy.
The Women’s and Children’s Health Network is supporting a review of the SA Paediatric Cochlear Implant program. For more information visit the SA Health website.
Our online feedback form is our way of making sure we listen to your experience, learn from it and always look to improve the way we provide care. Find out more or fill out the survey.
WCHN provides healthcare and wellbeing support for families across South Australia and beyond. We support our staff to realise their potential, with clear career pathways and opportunities for development. Join us and realise your potential today
Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is committed to helping children, young people and families from CALD communities access mental health services.
We’re investing $30.3 million in upgrades to the current Women’s and Children’s Hospital to ensure we continue to provide the best quality care while planning continues for a new hospital.
Visiting a health service can be scary, especially when there’s lots of people covered head to toe in Personal Protective Equipment or PPE.
A free virtual urgent care service for babies to teenagers will connect you with our team of emergency nurses and doctors who can stream into your home and provide medical advice and assessment.
WCHN is committed to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal women, children and families. We provide our staff with learning and development opportunities in Aboriginal culture, to help build culturally appropriate, relevant and accessible services.
Person and family-centred care is respectful of, and responsive to, the preferences, needs and values of consumers, their families and the community.
Supporting the Women’s and Children’s Hospital
You can support the work of the Women's and Children's Hospital through donations or volunteering.
To find out more about how you can become involved and contribute to improving health care for the women, children, and young people of South Australia, please follow the links below.
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Concerns about your care
Do you feel you are not being heard? Are you worried about a recent change in your condition or that of your loved one?
If you ever need help urgently while in hospital, use the call bell and press 3 times. Learn more about how we take your worries seriously.
About the Women's and Children's Hospital
The Women's and Children's Hospital is a specialist facility for women's and children's health, providing emergency, inpatient and outpatient care.
We are the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia, as well as the State's largest maternity and obstetric service. We also provide important community-based services.