Women's & Children's Hospital (WCH)

Women's & Children's Hospital (WCH)

Organisation Address
72 King William Rd North Adelaide, SA 5006
Organisation Phone
08 8161 7000
Organisation Fax
08 8161 7459
Hours:
Administration: Mon - Fri 8.45am - 5pm
Children - Casualty: 24 hours, 7 days per week. Visiting: 7 days, 10am - 8pm
Women - Clinics: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm. Visiting: 7 days, 2pm - 4pm, 6pm - 8pm
Fees:
According to health insurance status. Free for public patients
Access:
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Accessible parking

Provides creche for siblings of patients
Kidsafe Centre is located on the ground floor, Kermode St entrance
Provides specialised services in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and premature birth

Information
Services
  • Emergency medical care/casualty
  • Emergency child and adolescent psychiatric care
  • Medical and surgical care
  • Specialist services
  • Allied health services - nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, speech pathology
  • Aboriginal liaison officer
  • Child development assessment
  • Child Protection Service - assessment and treatment of children who are suspected or confirmed victims of any form of physical, sexual or emotional abuse or neglect
  • Drug information - tel. 8161 7222, Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm
  • Eating disorders clinic
  • Hospital Links - partnership program with Uniting Communities providing support to homeless young people
  • Immunisation
  • Poisons information - tel. 13 1126
  • Prader Willi clinic
  • School for inpatients - in conjunction with Department for Education & Child Development
  • Stomal therapy
  • Volunteer program - trained volunteers assist with a range of programs and services, tel. 8161 6437
  • WOMEN'S SERVICES
  • Gynaecological services - inpatient, day and outpatient care, referral required from GP
  • Obstetrics/maternity services - midwifery care, multi-disciplinary care, shared care with GP and midwifery group practice
  • Allied health services - physiotherapy, social work, tel. 8161 7381
  • Antenatal services - including day assessment unit
  • Birthing centre - for women who are anticipating a low risk pregnancy and delivery
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Drug information - tel. 8161 7555, Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
  • Reproductive health care - genetic counselling, infertility treatment, abortion, contraception, voluntary sterilisation (women)
Last updated: 19/06/2017
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