Welcome to King Edward Memorial Hospital, Western Australia's public tertiary maternity, neonatal and gynaecological hospital.
KEMH and its staff are dedicated to:
As the State's largest maternity hospital and only referral centre for complex pregnancies, KEMH oversees over 6000 births each year and provides exceptional clinical expertise to WA's most unwell expectant mothers and babies.
WA's youngest patients, premature and sick infants, are given truly world-class care in the Hospital's 80-bed Special Care Nursery, which is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.
In addition, each year over 5,000 patients with gynaecological conditions are treated by expert staff at the forefront of women's health.
KEMH is a teaching hospital and helps train WA's future health professionals. During your stay in hospital you may have student doctors, midwives, nurses and allied health professionals as part of the team caring for you. With your support our students gain valuable knowledge and experience for their future careers.
More than 90 years after opening its doors, KEMH remains at the forefront of women's and infant health. Recent advances include:
We follow the WA Health Code of Conduct which identifies the values that we collectively hold as fundamental in our work and describes how these values translate into action.