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The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

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Big Plans, better care for the long term

Early works to commence on New WCH

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Work is set to begin on our new hospital, marking a significant milestone in this important project, with a $306 million package of early works now finalised. Construction of the hospital's eight-storey car park and central energy plant is due to commence next year.

New WCH Master Plan Revealed

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The Master Plan revealing key details about the benefits the new Women’s and Children’s Hospital will deliver for South Australian women, children and their families has been released.

The New Women’s and Children’s Hospital, located near the Royal Adelaide Hospital at the SAPOL Barracks site will be 25% bigger than the current hospital.

Our new hospital will provide the best possible healthcare in a new, advanced world class facility for South Australian women, children, and families for generations to come.

At a Glance

Critical care services on one floor
Critical care
services
on one floor
4 bed ICU for women
4 bed ICU
for women
Dedicated Heliport
Dedicated
Heliport
56 more overnight beds than current WCH
56 more overnight beds than current WCH
Future capacity for 20 extra beds.
Future capacity
for 20 extra beds.
Future-proofing for cardiac surgery
Future-proofing for cardiac surgery
Parklands connectivity
Parklands
connectivity
Capacity for WCH and RAH to expand
Capacity for
WCH and RAH
to expand

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