Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Anaesthesia - Women's

Women's Anaesthesia

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Anaesthesia provides:

  • anaesthetics for elective and emergency surgery
  • analgesia for labour
  • analgesia for other acute and pain management including a post operative pain service
  • resuscitation
  • a consultative role for high dependency patients
  • an obstetric and perinatal retrieval service.

The Department works with the University of Adelaide in teaching anaesthesia trainees, undergraduates and other health care professionals.


General business hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Contact Information


1st Floor, Queen Victoria Building

Mailing Address

Women's Anaesthesia
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia    5006


Ph: (08) 8161 7630

After hours Ph: (08) 8161 7000

Fax: (08) 8161 7892

Email: CYWHSAnaesthesiaW&B@sa.gov.au


For more detailed information on options for pain relief during labour, including resources for non-English speaking women, please go to:

WCH page link iconPain Relief in Labour

WCH page link iconBack to Anaesthesia and Theatres

last modified: 15 Jan 2019