Safety and security

PCH main entrance with family

PCH has a security team on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week working across Perth Children's Hospital site. There is also video surveillance (CCTV) across the QEIIMC.

Your safety and security is of great importance to us. If you see any behaviour that you are concerned about, or you feel may impact on you or your child’s safety, please contact a staff member or PCH Security on 6456 3003 immediately.

Lost and found

Items that are lost or found can be located at the Security desk on Ground level near the entry to the Emergency department. View the Hospital map for directions.

You can call PCH Security to enquire about lost and found items on 6456 3003.

Access to PCH

Main Entrance

Weekdays: 6.30am - 9pm

Weekends: 6.30am - 8.45pm

Best for Outpatient appointments, booked admissions and visits to the hospital.

A shutter is lowered after hours that blocks access in the concourse between the Emergency Department and the PCH main entrance and atrium.

Northern Entrance

Best for visits to outpatient appointments and the corporate offices.

Emergency Department entrance

Best for visits to the Emergency Department and access to the wards.

See the Hospital map for the location.

Please note: If your child is booked for an operation, both Surgical admissions on Level 3 and the Pink lifts are not accessible until 6.30am.

Access to the wards

Access to the wards is controlled via an intercom service to ward reception. Some wards (such as Paediatric Critical Care and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) have additional criteria and nursing staff within these areas will advise you on what these are.

Contact us

PCH Security can be contacted on 6456 3003 or from any landline at PCH on extension #56.


PCH Security is located at the desk outside the entrance to PCH Emergency Department.