Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH)

The Women's and Children's Hospital 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. 

The 315 bed 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 Hospital is part of the wider Women's and Children's Health Network, which includes the Child and Family Health Service, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Metropolitan Youth Health, Women's Health, Yarrow Place, Torrens House and Helen Mayo House.

Visitors Information Centre


Traditional Owners

The Kaurna people

Opening Hours

Open 24 hours per day, seven days per week.


There is an ATM in the Kermode Street foyer. It accepts most cards, but does not accept deposits.

Bank branches and ATMs on O'Connell Street:


•Commonwealth Bank


•National Australia

Other banks and credit unions are located in the city centre, a 15-minute walk or a short bus ride south of the Hospital.

Public WiFi

Free wireless internet is available throughout the Women's and Children's Hospital.

Address72 King William Rd,
North Adelaide SA 5006
Phone(08) 8161 7000
Fax 08 8161 7459
WebsiteVisit Website


Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work DepartmentChildren / Youth (08) 8161 7381 Women (08) 8161 7580
Carer Support(08) 8161 7000
Chaplaincy(08) 8161 7000
Volunteer Service(08) 8161 7000
Aboriginal Liaison(08) 8161 6237
Telehealth(08) 8161 7000
R.E.A.C.H(08) 8161 7000
CALD Translation(08) 8161 7000
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