Adolescent Ward is a 16 bed ward for young people over the age of 12. Patients receive care from a wide range of medical and surgical staff including respiratory, general medicine, endocrine, general surgery, orthopaedics, neurology, gastroenterology and rehabilitation specialists. Ward staff aim to meet the developmental needs of adolescents, whilst caring for their physical health.
The ward provides a friendly environment for adolescents and their families. Nursing Staff wear uniform for weekday early shifts only, and wear casual clothes on late and night shifts and weekends.
Staff of Adolescent Ward work closely with other areas of the hospital and with community agencies to ensure patients enjoy positive health outcomes.
The ward has a team of permanent nursing staff and offers placements to nursing students and graduate nurses.
Parents and guardians may visit the ward at any time.
Visiting hours for those other than parents or guardians is between 10am-8pm.
Eating Disorder Inpatient Service (193 Kb)
Clinical Services Coordinator
Medical Unit Head
First Floor Good Friday Building
Ph (08) 8161 7378 or (08) 8161 6297
Fax (08) 8161 6027
last modified: 29 Aug 2017