The Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Hospital, with access from Kermode Street, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place (map).
The Women's Assessment Service provides expert care for:
Very limited space is available for emergency drop off at the end of the Brougham Place ramp outside the Emergency Department. Please arrange to move your car as soon as possible. Car parking is available near the Hospital.
Please contact the Women's Assessment Service if you experience
Please remember to bring your hand held record with you.
Most of the common difficulties experienced by women after the birth of their baby can be dealt with by your GP or Domiciliary Midwife. However some women experience difficulties which require extra help. These may include mastitis, infection or post natal depression. If you have any concerns please phone the Women's Assessment Service.
Please contact the Women's Assessment Service if you are not pregnant and:
You will meet the triage midwife when you arrive. At times it may seem that women are being seen out of turn, however the triage midwife prioritises women on the basis of need, rather than order of arrival. If your condition worsens while you are waiting, please let the staff know.
Cara Flynn, Midwifery Unit Manager
On the ground Floor of the Hospital, with access from Kermode Street, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place.
Women's Assessment Service
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
South Australia 5006
Phone: (08) 8161 7530