Healthy living

Having a baby at Rockingham General Hospital

Main entrance to Rockingham General Hospital.

Rockingham General Hospital provides care for low and medium risk women.

A women-centred quality service is provided through the collaboration of:

  • midwives
  • consultant obstetricians
  • GP obstetricians
  • paediatricians
  • anaesthetists.

The hospital has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and expansion and now has:

  • 5 birth suites
  • 20 maternity beds
  • a neonatal unit with 4 cots.

Private and public care options are available.

Rockingham General Hospital provides public maternity care to women living within the following postcodes:

  • 6165
  • 6167 – 6176.

Facilities

Facilities at Rockingham General Hospital include:

  • 5 birth suites
  • 20 maternity beds with ensuite facilities
  • TV in all rooms including birth suites
  • client/visitor lounge with beverage facilities.

Services and features

Services and features available at the hospital include:

  • low to medium risk deliveries
  • visiting hours:
    • 8.00am – 1.00pm
    • 3.00pm – 8.00pm
  • mum and baby one-on-one time 1.00pm – 3.00pm
  • obstetric clinic
  • lactation clinic twice weekly
  • visiting midwifery services
  • level 2a neonatal nursery with 4 cots
  • ultrasound
  • pathology
  • dietitian service
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services
  • newborn hearing screening
  • interpreter service.

Hospital tours

Tours of the maternity ward are held every Saturday, leaving from the cafe at the main foyer at 2.00pm.

No booking required.

For more information call 9599 4740.

More information

Rockingham General Hospital
Phone: 9599 4000
Email: rkpg@health.wa.gov.au
Address: Elanora Drive, Cooloongup WA 6168
Postal address: PO Box 2033, Rockingham WA 6967


Acknowledgements
Women and Newborn Health Service

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