Centenary Hospital for Women and Children


Hospital Road
ACT 2605
P: (02) 6244 2222

The Neonatal Department at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children provides neonatal care to babies from the ACT and surrounding region. Centenary Hospital has more than 2500 deliveries per year and is a principal referral centre for high risk pregnancies. It is the only tertiary care neonatal unit in the region, which has a delivery population of 8000.

The Neonatal Intenisve Care Unit (NICU) consists of 20 intensive care beds and 14 Special Care beds. The NICU is also part of a larger network of Intensive Care Units Australia wide. The unit admits up to 700 patients per year, of these 150 are of a birth weight <1500g and 40% are from outside of the ACT, either from NSW or Victoria.


Building 11, Level 2, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children.

NICU Reception

(02) 6174 7565



The ACT NurtureGroup will resume shortly, details to be confirmed. See here for details.


Facilitated by qualified Miracle Babies Foundation Volunteers, these in hospital parent support sessions operate within Australian NICUs. This vital, comforting, emotional support provides parents with the opportunity to share their journey with someone who has been there. Meet other parents who have also experienced a premature or sick newborn.


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