It's NAIDOC Week and the Women's and Children's Health Network will be celebrating this important event with a number of activities held throughout the week.
New Women's and Children's Hospital Taskforce
A new WCH Taskforce has been established to guide the planning for a new Women's and Children's Hospital.
Read more about the Taskforce here...
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.
Read more about the history of the hospital...
Consumer and Community Engagement Summary 2017
In 2017, we undertook more than 2200 hours of direct consumer engagement, interacting with hundreds of consumers from across the state to gain feedback on and co-design our health services.
Click here to find out what else we got up to and read the Consumer and Community Engagement Summary 2017.
Welcome to the Women's
and Children's Hospital
We are a specialist facility for women's and children's health in Adelaide, South Australia.
Please use the navigation prompts to find more information about the hospital, its location and the services available.
Become a volunteer at the WCH
Volunteering at the WCH is fun and rewarding. It's a great opportunity for you to create social connections, offer your skills and gain life experience.
Making Shared Decision-Making Easy
Shared decision making empowers you and those who care for you to help make informed decisions about your healthcare treatment. This means working with your healthcare professional in a deliberate way to make decisions. To find out more, download our shared decision making guide byclicking here.
Hospital visiting hours
The Women's and Children's Hospital has a commitment to provide visitors access to patient wards in line with our person and family-centred care approach.
For more information about visiting a patient at the hospital and visiting hours, click here.
B PART OF IT Meningococcal B Vaccine Study
SA Health and the University of Adelaide are conducting a large study to look at the impact of Meningococcal B vaccination in older adolescents. Students in Year 10, 11 and 12 across the state are being offered free vaccines to protect them from Meningococcal B disease. WCHN is a proud supporter of this landmark study. For more information about the study, click here.
Person and Family-Centred Care Awards
The Women's and Children's Health Network aims to provide an open, kind and positive healthcare experience for our consumers and families.
Consumers and caregivers are invited to recognise outstanding healthcare provision by a staff member from any of our teams.
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.