4th fact


Of about 32,000 births each year in WA, approximately 2,800 are preterm and this figure is rising.

KEMH Centenary Liftout: The West Australian

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King Edward Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the The West Australian, have published the new magazine celebrating its Centenary birthday.

King Eddies is WA's only tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital and treated its first patients in 1916. Today more than 6000 births take place at the hospital every year and it is WA's only major referral centre for high-risk pregnancies. KEMH also has a state-of-the-art Special Care Nursery, designed to care for premature and sick infants.

View the liftout here.