The Media and Communications team at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network promotes the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and broader Health Network and provides a range of media and communications services including:
All media enquiries relating to the hospital or wider Health Network, staff, services or patients, should first be directed to a member of the Media and Communications team.
To speak to a member of the media team call (08) 8161 7164.
For urgent media assistance after hours, call the WCHN after hours media line on 0401 125 630.
We do not release any information regarding children in our care without the consent of their parent or guardian. While we encourage families to allow the media to share information about their child, we respect their right to ultimately decide whether or not to release details.
Sometimes the process of requesting parental or guardian consent can take time. This can be due to a number of factors, including the availability of parents or guardians and the circumstances surrounding their child’s admission.
After obtaining consent, we can provide a condition report for the patient, limited to one of the following: