Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide

Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide

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Women's and Children's Hospital
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Location 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Coordinates 34°54′41″S 138°35′59″E / 34.9114°S 138.5998°E / -34.9114; 138.5998Coordinates: 34°54′41″S 138°35′59″E / 34.9114°S 138.5998°E / -34.9114; 138.5998
Care system Public Medicare (AU)
Hospital type Specialist
Affiliated university University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University
Emergency department Paediatric Emergency Only
Beds 314
Speciality Paediatrics
Founded March 1989
Website http://www.wch.sa.gov.au/
Lists Hospitals in Australia

The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on King William Road in North Adelaide, Australia.

It is one of the major hospitals in Adelaide and is a teaching hospital of the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia and Flinders University.

It was created through the amalgamation of the Queen Victoria Hospital and Adelaide Children's Hospital in March 1989. The new (in name) hospital occupies the site of the former Adelaide Children's Hospital.

The hospital is part of the Children, Youth and Women's Health Service along with the Child and Youth Health (CYH).

The Children's and adolescents' wards cater for all paediatric specialities. The women's wards cater for antenatal, gynaecology, neonatal, and postnatal disciplines.

The Women's & Children's Hospital Foundation is the primary charity for the hospital and exists to raise money and invest initiatives that support the care and future health of South Australia's women, babies and children.


The Women's and Children's Hospital Paediatric Emergency Department is open 24 hours, 7 day a week and is located on the ground floor, with access from Kermode Street, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place.


Children's Wards
  • 4th Floor Medical Ward
  • Adolescent Ward
  • Boylan Ward
  • Brookman Ward
  • Campbell Ward[1]
  • Cassia Ward
  • Day of Surgery Admissions
  • Newland Ward
  • Paediatric Day Surgery Unit
  • Rose Ward
  • Emergency Extended Care Unit
Women's Wards
  • Antenatal and Gynaecology Ward
  • Gynaecology Surgical Day Unit
  • Helen Mayo House
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Postnatal Ward
  • Special Care Baby Unit

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  1. ^ Architect Alfred Wells designed the Angas Building and Allen Campbell Building.

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