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Updates to pre-operation screening processes from 12 September 2022
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.


HF2 ATSI Childrens Day feature
8 Aug. 2022
To celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on August 4, all children who identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, received a special present – like 5-month-old Lakiah.
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HF2 Adelaide Zoo feature
8 Aug. 2022
After spending three weeks at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 4-year-old Armita (left) was offered a family pass to the Adelaide Zoo, at the suggestion of Play Therapist, Linda, who thought a day out would be valuable for Armita and her loved ones.
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Nikki and emma news feature
4 Aug. 2022
Breastfeeding is truly a wonderful thing and may look different depending on your breastfeeding journey.
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Wch at home news feature
19 Jul. 2022
A new ‘Hospital in the Home’ service is helping more children with less severe respiratory illnesses receive medical care from the comfort of their beds.
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Diabetes week 2022 feature
13 Jul. 2022
Six year old James was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in December 2021. His mum, Annika, tells how a post on the WCHN Facebook page helped her to realise her son might be one of the 10,000 children in Australia living with this condition.
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Security farewell
4 Jul. 2022
As part of a progressive plan towards safely ‘Living With COVID’, the Women’s and Children’s Hospital is bidding farewell to the security concierge staff who have conducted over 1.2 million visitor health screenings since the start of the pandemic.
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