Women's Emergency (Women's Assessment Service)

WCH for Women

Women's Assessment Service

The Women's Assessment Service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
No appointment is necessary.

The Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Hospital, with access from Kermode Street, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place (WCH page link iconmap).

The Women's Assessment Service provides expert care for:

NOTE: This service is for women expereincing problems during pregnanacy, labour, or shortly after childbirth. Women with other types of medical emergency should go to a general hospital emergency department.

Car Parking

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.  WCH page link iconCar parking is available near the Hospital.

If you are pregnant

Please contact the Women's Assessment Service if you experience

Please remember to bring your hand held record with you.

Up to six weeks after your baby is born

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.

Other women's health problems

Please contact the Women's Assessment Service if you are not pregnant and:

When you arrive in the Women's Assessment Service

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.

Hours

24 hours

Contact Information

Clinical Service Coordinator

Location

On the ground Floor of the Hospital, with access from Kermode Street, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place.

Mailing Address

Women's Assessment Service
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006

Phone/fax/email

Phone: (08) 8161 7530

Email: cywhs.wabstriage@sa.gov.au


Last Modified: 22-04-2016 16:17:05
URL: http://www.wch.sa.gov.au/patients/women/emergency/index.html
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