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Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 20 July 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

WCH Governance

The Women's and Children's Hospital is under the oversight of Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN) Governing Board, which was formed in 2019.

What to Bring to Hospital

If you are planning to come to the WCH for treatment for yourself or your child, contact the hospital - (08) 8161 7000 - before leaving home to confirm your appointment.

Women's Anaesthesia

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Anaesthesia provides anaesthetics for elective and emergency surgery, and pain relief for labour, as well as other types of support for women.

Women's Assessment Service

If you are experiencing problems during pregnancy, labour or shortly after childbirth, or other gynaecological problems, the Women's Assessment Service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No appointment is necessary.

Women's Emergency (Women's Assessment Service)

If you are experiencing problems during pregnancy, labour or shortly after childbirth, or other gynaecological problems, the Women's Assessment Service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No appointment is necessary.

Women's Outpatients

The Women's Outpatient Department offers a range of clinical services including Antenatal Clinics, Gynaecology Clinic and a Colposcopy Clinic.

Women's Reception and Admissions

The Women's Reception and Admissions Desk is on the ground floor of Zone F and may be accessed either through the main entrances at Brougham Place or via Kermode Street. Women's Reception is open Monday to Friday 7am – 8.30pm and weekends 9am – 5pm.

Women's and Children's Hospital Upgrade Project

A $50 million upgrade of the Women's and Children's Hospital is underway so that we can continue to provide the highest quality of care while planning continues for a new hospital.

Workforce Development

The WCHN is committed to the training of future generations of health professionals, working collaboratively with other education providers (including South Australian universities), and supporting the enhancement of WCHN staff skills and knowledge.