Royal Children's Hospital

Royal Children's Hospital

The Royal Children's Hospital is a specialist paediatric hospital and provides a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and adolescents.

As the major paediatric hospital in Victoria, the Royal Children's Hospital provides clinical, academic and advocacy services for children and young people throughout the state. It is internationally recognised as a leading centre for research and education.

In its role as a leading paediatric teaching centre, the hospital has affiliations with the University of Melbourne and LaTrobe University and links with other universities in post graduate studies.

The Royal Children's Hospital has a strong commitment to research. The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is based at the Royal Children's Hospital providing a bench to bedside process within our site.

Patients are referred to the Royal Children's Hospital from all over Australia and the Asia-Pacific rim countries.

The hospital was established in 1870 and has been located on its present site at Parkville in Melbourne, Australia since 1963.

RCH is conducting a landmark longitudinal study of childhood asthma into adulthood.

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Everyone who attends the ED wants to be seen quickly and we will always try to complete your care as soon as we can.

Unfortunately, there are times when we are particularly busy, and significant waiting times can occur.

If your child has an urgent problem, you will always have a very short wait time, or may avoid the waiting room altogether.

We give priority to children with the most urgent healthcare needs.

If you are required to spend any length of time in the waiting room, this is because your child's condition is less urgent. We appreciate this can be stressful and frustrating. We can often commence your child's treatment and provide advice and information while you are waiting.

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 ⊜  Flemington Rd Parkville 3052 View Map
 ✆ Telephone: (03) 9345 5522
Flemington RdParkvilleVictoria(03) 9345 5522

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