Care is provided for
The ward has 30 beds, 14 antenatal, 11 gynaecology, that can be extended to accommodate the Post Natal Ward overflow if available or required. Antenatal care includes assessment of maternal and fetal wellbeing, planning for birth, and education. Gynaecology care includes pre-operative assessment and preparation for surgery, and post-operative care.
The ward is staffed by midwives, who work in conjunction with
medical staff, dieticians, physiotherapists, and social workers. Staff liaise with many services, including Aboriginal services,
Drug and Alcohol Services, Multiple Birth SA and Child and Youth Health.
Women may be admitted as public, private or Midwifery Group Practice patients. Admissions are managed through Women's Admissions or Women's Assessment Service.
Rooms are either single or share, with telephone and television facilities available for each bed
There is no provision for partners or children to stay overnight in the ward
Facilities available on the ward for women include kitchen, sitting room, craft room and laundry
Acting Clinical Service Coordinator -
Phone: (08) 8161 7727
2nd Floor - Queen Victoria Building
Phone: (08) 8161 7726
Fax: (08) 8161 7689
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