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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.

The SA Clinical Genetics Service provides a clinical genetics and genetic counselling service within South Australia and in neighbouring areas of adjacent states.

The SA Clinical Genetics Service is made up of the Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit based at the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCHN), the Adult Genetics Unit based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (CALHN) and the Metabolic Clinic at The Women's and Children's Hospital (WCHN). It provides a clinical genetics and genetic counselling service within South Australia and in neighbouring areas of adjacent states.

The Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics unit and the Metabolic Clinic provide services through a network of clinics at the WCH, Flinders Medical Centre, Lyell McEwin Health Service, Port Augusta Hospital, Whyalla Hospital and Mount Gambier Hospital.

How to access this service

To make an appointment at any of our clinic sites, post or fax a referral letter to the relevant unit above. A referral letter from a medical practitioner is required. Referral from other health professionals will be accepted in some circumstances.

Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit

The Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit provides diagnostic and counselling services for genetic disorders which occur during prenatal development or childhood, and for prenatal genetic testing.

Head of Unit

Professor Christopher Barnett

Phone

(08) 8161 7375

Fax

(08) 8161 7754

Mailing address

Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide 5006
South Australia

Metabolic Clinic

The Metabolic Clinic manages inherited disorders of metabolism which occur during childhood.

Head of the Clinic

Dr Drago Bratkovic

Phone

(08) 8161 7295

Fax

(08) 8161 7100

Mailing address

Metabolic Clinic
Level 4, Rogerson Building
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide 5006
South Australia

For further information, visit the Metabolic Clinic page.