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Information for the community – Updated November 2021
Acknowledgement
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.

News

Tips for building trust
20 Oct. 2021
Adolescence (10–19 years) is a unique and formative time and can also bring mental health challenges.
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WCHN Awards 2021 feature
27 Sep. 2021
A new technique for a tricky procedure, improving lives through the early detection of a common condition and the incredible efforts of front-line vaccination workers are among the winners of the 2021 WCHN Excellence Awards – Create Together.
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NAPCAN Week2021
6 Sep. 2021
The National Child Protection Week theme for 2021 is 'Every child, in every community, needs a fair go. To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and community has what kids need to thrive and be healthy.'
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News ruby newborn screening
29 Jun. 2021
3-year-old Ruby's life changed when she was just 2 days old, after a routine blood test identified she had congenital hypothyroidism.
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New WCH Concept 1
24 Jun. 2021
Preliminary images for our new $1.95 billion Women's and Children's Hospital have been released, giving staff and the South Australian community a first look at what our world-class facility could look like.
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News reconciliation week 2021
31 May 2021
Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021 is 'More than a word. Reconciliation takes action', and urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.
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