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Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 5 August 2021
Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

A-Z Services

Day Surgery Unit

Children admitted to the hospital who are having simple surgical procedures either under anaesthesia or sedation are cared for in the Day Surgery Unit.

Day of Surgery Admissions (DOSA)

Most babies, children or adolescents are admitted on the day of surgery via Day of Surgery Admissions (DOSA). The process involves a nursing admission, clerical admission and a review by an anaesthetist and sometimes the surgeon prior to the surgery.

Delivery Suite

The Delivery Suite is a 16 bed combined Labour Ward and High Dependency Unit. Care is provided for women by midwives and medical staff during normal labour and birth, and for women experiencing complications before or after the birth of their baby.

Dentistry

The Department of Paediatric Dentistry provides dental services for children including: dental assessment and treatment for children requiring management in hospital; dental care for children under general anaesthetic; emergency after hours treatment.

Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Allergy and Immunology)

The Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology helps children with immunodeficiencies or children requiring immunotherapy, and children with allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis, food allergy, severe eczema, and drug and stinging insect allergy.

Department of Urology (Urological Problems)

The Paediatric Urology Department treats children with elective and emergency problems of the kidneys, bladder and genital tract.

Diabetes and Hormonal Disorders

The Endocrinology and Diabetes Centre provides services involving management of growth, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, pubertal and bone disorders.

Digital Learning and Design

Digital Learning and Design is a team of education specialists, software developers, videographers and designers.

Disability Services

WCHN Disability Services offers four programs that support young people living with disability or complex health needs. Support is also provided to parents and carers, and community services.

Division of Paediatric Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)

The Division of Paediatric Medicine is the largest Women's and Children's Hospital division, and aims to provide high quality health care for children and young people in an environment which meets their needs and the needs of their families.

Donations (Gifts and Donations)

The WCH is extremely grateful to receive donations from individuals, businesses and community groups.

Dual Naming Project

Niina Marni! Welcome to the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN), located on the traditional lands of the Kaurna people.