Women and Newborn Health Service including King Edward Memorial Hospital
Women and Newborn Health Service is situated on several sites within and near the Central Business District of Perth, Western Australia. The health service consists of King Edward Memorial Hospital, Breast Screen WA, Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Mother and Baby Unit and the State-wide Obstetric Service Unit.
King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) is the only tertiary referral centre for obstetrics, gynaecology, gynaecology oncology and neonatology in Western Australia. It is located in Subiaco, 4km west of Perth.
KEMH has 300 beds including 100 neonatal cots and employs 646 midwifery and nursing staff and 155 medical staff. The total number of staff employed within the Women and Newborn Health Service 1656.
The Women and Newborn Health Service is home to the largest neonatal intensive care unit in the southern hemisphere with 80 – 100 cots at KEMH and 25 at Princess Margaret Hospital. The health service has the only neonatal retrieval and transport service in Western Australia and inpatient treatment centre for acute perinatal psychiatric conditions.
- King Edward Memorial participates in the State-wide Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program
Facilities available to all staff
- Access to vacation child care subsidy program
- Low cost staff dining facilities
- Low cost Gym membership on site and personal trainer
- ATM facilities on site
- Parenting rooms available
- Onsite Café open during normal working hours
- Social club membership
- Access to diagnostic procedures available on site ie Blood testing
- Access to therapeutic services that are available on site ie menopause clinic
- Walking trails brochure on site and nearby streets
- Staff excellence awards 3 times a year
Areas of practice
Hospital Address: 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008
Postal Address: PO Box 134, Subiaco, WA 6904
Phone: (08) 9340 2222
Fax: (08) 9340 1068