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Information for the community – Updated 27 April 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.


30 Aug. 2021
A new virtual urgent care service at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) is now available, helping to reduce wait times and ease pressure on the hospital’s Paediatric Emergency Department (PED).
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Archer diabetes article
15 Jul. 2021
Meet 8 year old Archer. Two years ago at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital his family received the news that he has Type One Diabetes. To raise awareness for #NationalDiabetesWeek we are sharing his story, told by Mum, Amy:
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New NICU nurses station 2
14 Jul. 2021
South Australia’s most vulnerable babies and their families will receive improved care and support at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital thanks to the redevelopment of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
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New WCH news item
6 Jul. 2021
The new Women’s and Children’s Hospital (nWCH) Project has reached another major milestone with the release of the Master Plan, marking the end of the planning phase for our new world-class facility.
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News ruby newborn screening
29 Jun. 2021
3-year-old Ruby's life changed when she was just 2 days old, after a routine blood test identified she had congenital hypothyroidism.
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New WCH Concept 1
24 Jun. 2021
Preliminary images for our new $1.95 billion Women's and Children's Hospital have been released, giving staff and the South Australian community a first look at what our world-class facility could look like.
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