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The Women's and Children's Hospital is committed to making your visit as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We know that being in hospital can be stressful for adults and children and we aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible and to ensure that your needs are met. We encourage you to ask any questions and discuss any concerns that you have.
The hospital is located at 72 King William Road, North Adelaide. There are car parks and entrances to the hospital on Kermode Street and the corner of Brougham Place and Sir Edwin Smith Avenue. Before you visit the hospital you may wish to familiarise yourself with a map of the hospital or
a street map of the surrounding area.
Information for people from outside Adelaide may also be of use.
The Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN) is committed to quality health care, and respects your right to be involved in decision making about your or your family members' medical treatment.
For information about our many departments please visit the services area of our site.
For more specific information about services for women or children, please visit WCH for women or WCH for children.
Information about day surgery – children
Information about overnight stay – children
Visitors are important and are welcome in our Hospital. Visiting hours vary according to the needs of individual patients. Please contact the ward before coming to visit.
The WCH also provides a range of facilities and shops for patients and visitors.
The WCH is a smoke-free hospital. Please do not smoke in or near our buildings.
Coming to the Women's and Children's Hospital - Information for
patients and families provides an easy guide to the WCH for
consumers and visitors.
View the guide here:
Coming to the Women's and Children's Hospital (1.8mb)
When you come to hospital, always bring your / your child's medicines with you, along with a list of all the medicines you / your child is taking.
Your medicines in hospital – fact sheet
To ensure the safety of our patients, identification is needed when your child leaves the ward or is discharged. The following fact sheet provides more information.
Release of babies, children and adolescents from hospital wards (392kb)