Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Safety and Quality Unit

Safety and Quality Unit

The Safety and Quality Unit supports the safety and quality systems of the organisation including:

  • Procedure management
  • Risk management including managing insurance claims and notifications
  • Facilitating organisational responses from WCH page link iconformal consumer feedback
  • Oversight for the credentialling systems supporting medical and dental practitioners
  • Incident Management systems including understanding and learning from events
  • Oversight for accreditation against the requirements of the National Safety and Quality Standards
  • Supporting divisions to implement safety and quality systems; and
  • Evaluating effectiveness of safety and quality systems.


General business Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Contact Information

Unit Head

Beth McErlean
Director, Safety and Quality Unit
Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN)
Ph: 8161 7451


Level 2, 77 King William Road, North Adelaide

Mailing Address

Safety and Quality Unit
Women's and Children's Health Network
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006


Ph (08) 8161 8281

Fax (08) 8161 6968

last modified: 24 Feb 2021