Centenary Hospital for Women and Children


The Centenary Hospital for Women and ChildrenThe Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, located at Canberra Hospital, co-locates of services including paediatrics, maternity services, the neonatal intensive care unit, gynaecology and fetal medicine, the birth centre and specialised outpatient services.

Construction took place in two stages.

Stage One, which opened in August 2012. involved the construction of a new building surrounding the existing Maternity building.

Stage Two became fully operational in December 2013 and involved a major refurbishment of the existing Maternity building.

Now Open

More information about the services is available in the Health Services section of the ACT Health website.

If you would like further information please contact Canberra Hospital Switchboard on (02) 6244 2222 and ask to be put through to the area of your appointment.

The Facility

The new three-storey building provides close to 150 beds, an increased number of ambulatory care (outpatient) consult rooms, clinical office space, education and training facilities, and family accommodation. It also incorporate a play ground, café and landscaped spaces.

Staff and consumers representing paediatrics, neonatology and women and babies services had considerable input to the design of the facility.

An information booklet was produced to support a community open day held before Stage One of the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children opened. The booklet includes more information about the new hospital, its services and staff.

Further information

For more information about this Health Infrastructure Program project email: HIP@act.gov.au