Managing teething pain in infants and young children
SA Health no longer recommends the use of teething gels containing lidocaine for infant teething.
If your baby or child is experiencing teething pain, there are a range of things you can try.Find out more
It's time to get your flu shot
Winter is coming and that means it's the time when the flu cases increase. There is a free flu vaccine for all children aged six months to less than five years. It is also free for any aged children with ongoing medical conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart conditions.
Welcome to the Women's and Children's Hospital!
Part of the Women's and Children's Health Network, we are the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia, as well as the State's largest maternity and obstetric service. We also provide important community-based services.
Celebrating 140 years
The Women's and Children's Hospital is marking an important milestone in our history.
Join with us in celebrating this South Australian icon and 140 years of caring.
Ensuring the safety of women, children and families
The Women's and Children's Health Network has a zero tolerance of violence against women, children and families.
Support and resources are available.Find out more
WCH support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
At the Women's and Children's Hospital we are committed to making our services more relevant, accessible and culturally appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We offer cultural support for inpatients, and external support services for Aboriginal families.
Upgrading our hospital
The State Government is investing $50 million to upgrade our hospital so that we can continue to deliver the highest quality care to South Australian families while our new hospital is being planned, designed and built.
The plans of the redevelopment works are out for consultation until Friday, 10 May 2019.
last modified: 21 May 2019
72 King William Road
Ph + 61 8 8161 7000