Social Work Service
Social workers at the Women's and Children's Hospital help to improve the quality of life for women, children and young people and their families by:
How to access the service
Any patient or carer of a patient may contact the Social Work Service by telephone or in person.
Referrals for social work assistance can also be made by any member of the hospital treating team and by community agencies. Referrals to a WCH Social Worker should be made with the patient's knowledge and agreement. People should feel free to speak to a social worker for advice on the best way of referring.
An after hours Social Work service is available following a medical emergency or incident.
Weekdays - 9am-5pm
Manager, Social Work Service
Ground floor, Good Friday Building
last modified: 12 May 2016