Perth Children's Hospital

Also known as
  • Princess Margaret Hospital For Children
Business Summary
Perth Children’s Hospital is part of the Child and Adolescent Health Service, which has more than 4,500 employees, and is the new home for staff and services from the former Princess Margaret Hospital. We aim to attract exceptional staff by offering continued education, training, support and career development.
About Us

Perth Children’s Hospital has replaced Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) as 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.

Perth Children’s Hospital 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
Should I go to PCH or PMH?
PCH is now fully open and PMH is closed. Do not attend PMH.
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.