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Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 27 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.

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department is responsible for the management of the broad range of equipment used by WCHN clinicians in their delivery of care, diagnosis and treatment.

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department is responsible for the management of the broad range of equipment used by WCHN clinicians in their delivery of care, diagnosis and treatment.

How to access this service

Services are provided predominantly to clinical departments and services within the WCHN. Clients with biomedical equipment in use at home will have this supported via the Home Equipment Centre who work closely with the BME department.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

After hours via the WCH switchboard.

How to find this service

  • Ground Floor, Zone C, Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Further Information

The management of biomedical equipment involves the repair, maintenance and calibration of over 10,000 individual items used within the health network, both at the WCH campus and community sites throughout South Australia. Departmental staff are also involved in the strategic planning of equipment replacement, the evaluation and procurement of new equipment along with investigation of any technology related issues that may arise. We work closely with a broad range of clinicians and play a vital role in ensuring that they have the latest technologies available to them for use in the delivery of care.

Contact

Phone

(08) 8161 6790

Email

SABMEWCH@sa.gov.au

Fax

(08) 8161 6791