The Royal Hospital for Women has been one of Australia's foremost specialist hospitals for women and babies, since its early beginnings as New South Wales first 'lying-in' hospital for women in 1820.contact us-small.png

As a principal teaching hospital of the University of NSW in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and neonatology the Royal has a history of innovation in women's health care services, teaching and research. 

The main areas of specialisation include breast care, gynaecology, gynaecological oncology, maternity, maternal fetal medicine, menopause, newborn  intensive care and reproductive medicine.

Each year the Hospital delivers
more than 4,200 babies; cares for
more than 600 premature babies; treats
more than 400 women for gynaecological cancer; provides surgery for
more than 80 women with breast cancer; attends to over 450 women requiring acute care services; helps
more than 600 women through gynaecological procedures.

 

 

The RHW Midwifery Conference - Friday, 1st April 2022

Navigating the System: Respecting Diversity of Choice 

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A woman’s worth

There aren’t many women with the fortitude to embark on a PhD after four children at the age of 52, but the Royal Hospital for Women’s Ellen Barlow…
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The good brew

It’s no doubt that staff at the Royal Hospital for Women have gone above and beyond their duty to keep patients safe and cared for during these…
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