Frequently Asked Questions

Facade of PCH from north entry

Where is PCH?

Part of the QEII Medical Centre, PCH is located at the corner of Winthrop Avenue and Monash Avenue in Nedlands.

The hospital’s street address is 15 Hospital Avenue, Nedlands – see map (external site)

Nearby landmarks include Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, the J Robin Warren Library and the south-west corner of Kings Park. See the QEII Medical Centre site map for more details.

What are my transport and parking options?

Please see the For Patients and Visitors section of this website for information on parking (including the PCH basement car park) and other transport options.

Where is my clinic or ward?

Please refer to the hospital maps. As well as the level/floor of your service, it may also be useful to note the nearest lift (yellow, pink or green). Wayfinding kiosks and helpful staff or volunteers are also available at PCH to help with directions.

What are the key stats about PCH?

Number of beds: 298 

Percentage of single rooms: 75 per cent 

Isolation rooms: 31 

Emergency department: 88 per cent bigger than PMH

Theatres: up to 12 multi-use theatres, including an intraoperative MRI and two interventional theatres

Mental health services: inpatient mental health services for under 16s

High-dependency services: 10 bed High Dependency Unit for high-risk patients

Outpatient services: Increased outpatient and day-stay capacity

Helipad: The PCH roof houses the helicopter landing pad for the QEII Medical Centre

Facilities for families and visitors:
  • Parent beds in each standard inpatient room
  • Parent lounges on every floor
  • A dedicated parent accommodation suite
  • 3,500m2 of green space including roof terraces
  • Satellite pharmacies close to inpatient wards 
  • Indoor and outdoor recreational areas
  • Fun on Four play area 
  • Retail food outlets
  • Entertainment facilities
  • Family Resource Centre
  • Kulunga Moort Mia (Aboriginal Family Lounge)

What will happen to the PMH site?

LandCorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority are developing plans for the ‘Subi East’ precinct (external site), which includes the PMH site and other nearby landmarks such as Subiaco Oval.

Some parts of the PMH site – Godfrey House and the multi-faith building – have heritage significance and will be kept in place.