A Discussion Paper, Shaping the Future Strategic Directions for Aboriginal Health in the Women's and Children's Health Network has been released for public consultation as the first stage towards developing a new Aboriginal Health Plan. To read the Discussion Paper and access the online survey, click here.
Regular Pap smears are still the most effective way to prevent cervical cancer. In fact, if every eligible woman had regular pap smears, up to 90% of cervical cancer could be prevented.
For all the information you need about Pap smears, HPV and cervical cancer, and where you can book an appointment, click here.
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.
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.
We are a specialist facility for women's and children's health in Adelaide, South Australia.
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The Women's and Children's Health Network is now an accredited White Ribbon Workplace.
To find out more about the White Ribbon Australia campaign to end violence against women visit www.whiteribbon.org.au.
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Volunteering at the Women's and Children's Hospital is fun and rewarding.
It's also a great opportunity for you to create social connections, offer your skills and gain life experience.
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.