Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
What You Need to Bring to Hospital

For Patients

What You Need 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.

As well as personal clothes and toiletries, you will need:

Link iconPatient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) form (if appropriate)

  • referral letter from your health care provider
  • details of appointment times and locations
  • instructions for preparing for in-hospital tests/treatment
  • x-rays and/or test results
  • list of current medications and doses
  • previous medical history
  • Medicare card
  • health care/pensioner entitlement card
  • private health insurance card
  • access to money - eg. bank or credit card.

If you are claiming WCH page link iconPATS assistance, you will need to keep and attach all of your original receipts for travel, petrol and accommodation.

last modified: 08 Feb 2021