The Women’s at a glance

Premature baby Jack, born at 26 weeks, spent 101 days with us

The Women’s is Australia’s first and largest specialist public hospital for women, established in 1856.

Our work goes beyond acute care; we have a unique role in the health system advancing research and practice, providing leadership and advocacy for women’s health.

As a full service facility we provide clinical expertise and leadership in maternity and gynaecology, health promotion, women’s cancer services, mental health and specialist care for newborn babies.

The Women’s cares for women through all stages of life; our services range from maternity to menopause.