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22 July 2022 - Visitor restrictions are in place at WCH
The Women’s and Children’s Health Network acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

The Enhancing Hospital Care Award recognises the contribution to enhancing hospital care through one or more of the strategies below:

  • Provide a coordinated hospital system across metropolitan or country.
  • Improve health outcomes, and safety and quality, for people in hospital care.
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of hospital care.
  • Reduce dependency on hospitals.
  • Provide an attractive learning environment for health professionals.
  • Improve the overall consumer experience.


The Fast, Feed and Wrap Project

The Fast, Feed and Wrap Project is being recognised for dedication in improving care for our vulnerable consumers.

The collaborative approach involved paediatric anaesthetists, interventional radiologists and radiology nursing staff to reduce the use of general anaesthetics for tiny babies requiring peripherally inserted central catheters in interventional radiology.


Family Support Volunteer Program – Neonatal Nursery

The Family Support Volunteer Program is being recognised for its compassion and commitment to person-centred care in supporting consumers during experiences with neonatal intensive and special care.

The empathetic approach delivers improved health and wellbeing outcomes for infant and parent during a stressful time.

Centre for Education and Training Team - Introduction to Paediatrics Online Education Program

The Centre for Education Training team is being recognised for excellence and innovation in creating an online education program.

The Introduction to Paediatrics (I2P) Program was developed to provide clinicians information and insight on working with vulnerable paediatric consumers before starting at WCHN.

The CET team includes clinicians and digital media developers who worked together on this program.