The Royal Hospital for Women

The Royal Hospital for Women is a specialist hospital for women and babies located in the suburb of Randwick, NSW.

As a principal teaching hospital of the University of NSW in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and neonatology the Royal has a history of innovation in women's health care services, teaching and research.

The main areas of specialisation include breast care, gynaecology, gynaecological oncology, maternity, maternal fetal medicine, menopause, newborn intensive care and reproductive medicine.

Visitors Information Centre

Local Health District

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Opening Hours

Visiting Hours:

Acute Care/Antenatal Ward - Open to visitors: 8.00am–1.00pm and 3.00pm– 8.00pm. No visiting in rest time 1.00pm–3.00pm.

Macquarie Ward - (Gynaecology & Gynaecological Oncology) Open to visitors: 10.00am–8.00pm.

Newborn Care Centre • Parents may visit at all times. • General visiting is allowed all other times, except for the following:

o Closed during quiet time (1.00pm– 3.00pm)

o Closed during nursing rounds which are 7.00am and 7.00pm, and during medical rounds, which are 8.30am–10.30am

• Visiting is restricted to two people at a time.

• Children are not permitted to visit except if they are a sibling of the baby.

Postnatal Wards - General visiting: 10.00am–1.00pm and 4.00pm–8.00pm. Partners can stay after 8.00pm. No visiting in Quiet Time 1.00pm–4.00pm.


Automatic teller machines are available in the Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street foyer. Banking institutions are located on Belmore Road, Randwick.

Public WiFi

Wi-Fi access is available in the patient lounges on Levels 2, 3 and 4. Please contact the ward clerk to obtain the appropriate password.

AddressBarker St
Randwick NSW 2031
Phone02 9382 6111
Fax(02) 9382 6513
WebsiteVisit Website


Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work Department02 9382 6670
R.E.A.C.HCall 2222 on the bedside phone
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