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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 Out of Hospital Strategies and Care Award recognises those who have demonstrated a contribution to out of hospital strategies and care, through one or more of the strategies below:

  • Facilitate effective coordination and continuity of care.
  • Minimise the pressure on our health system.
  • Delivery of quality care closer to home.
  • Improve consumer outcomes and experience.


The Orthoptic Team

The Orthoptic Team is recognised for its contribution to improving the way we provide care for our consumers within the Ophthalmology Department.

Since 2018, the team has facilitated the effective coordination of a secondary vision screening service in the northern suburbs of Adelaide.

This has resulted in 137 children receiving services closer to home who would have otherwise attended the Emergency Department.


The Child and Adolescent Brain Injury Rehab Service

The statewide Child and Adolescent Brain Injury Rehab Service (CABIRS) is a multidisciplinary program providing education, support, assessment and therapeutic care for children and adolescents who sustain mild-moderate traumatic head injury/concussion.

The team behind CABIRS is being recognised for its holistic and multidisciplinary approach which is minimising pressure on our Emergency Department and improving consumer outcomes