About us

Bird's eye view of PCH with Kings Park to the east and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in background

Perth Children's Hospital is Western Australia’s specialist paediatric hospital and trauma centre, providing medical care to children and adolescents up to 16 years of age.

The 298-bed hospital provides treatment for the most serious medical cases, as well as secondary services including inpatient, outpatient and day-stay care.

Directory: Find information about each clinical service

PCH delivers world-class care to children and families, with state-of the-art facilities including:

  • 75 per cent single rooms
  • a larger Emergency Department
  • 12 multi-use theatres, including an intraoperative MRI and two interventional theatres
  • parent beds in each standard inpatient room
  • parent lounges on every floor
  • green spaces and indoor and outdoor recreational areas
  • retail food outlets
  • co-location of all inpatient mental health services for under 16s
  • increased outpatient and day-stay capacity
  • entertainment facilities
  • a Family Resource Centre and Aboriginal Family Lounge (Kulunga Moort Mia)
  • helicopter landing pad for the QEII campus

Video: See what's inside PCH (external link)

Designed to reflect the natural healing beauty of the neighbouring Kings Park and Botanic Garden, PCH places children, young people, families and carers at the centre of everything we do.

PCH is part of the Child and Adolescent Health Service (external link), which also incorporates Neonatology, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and Child and Adolescent Community Health.