News and events

Obstetric Medicines Service celebrates 30 years

To coincide with National Medication Safety Week, the Obstetric Medicines Information Service at KEMH will celebrate 30 years of providing mothers, familie... more

Obstetric Medicine Service

World Sepsis Day

On World Sepsis Day we remind all staff and patients to ‘Think Sepsis’.

Every 3-4 seconds someone in the world dies of sepsis and it i... more

She gives birth... you give blood

In 2017 sixty four percent of red blood cell donations were transfused into KEMH women (including Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Oncology). Thirty five per cent ... more

Midwives and Doctors take part in National Collaborative

A team of KEMH midwives and doctors are taking part in a Women’s Healthcare Australasia (WHA) National Collaborative, to improve outcomes for women thro... more

Midwife, Lee-Anne Burnett, Dr Mat Epee, Dr Sebastian Leathersich with midwives Carly Thompson and Maddy Pearce

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS) celebrated World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August) and joined more than 120 other countries throughout the world to prom... more

King Eddies celebrates Breastfeeding Week

Purple Bra Day for our NICU nurses

The King Edward Memorial Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) turned purposely purple on Friday 22 June when staff and... more

2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award winners

​King Edward Memorial Hospital had a wonderful night of celebrations on Saturday when Midwives Alison Jennings and Christian Wright were award winners at t... more

2018 WA Excellence Award winners Christian Wright and Alison Jennings

King Eddies home of the ‘Johnson’s Baby’ WA Midwife of the Year

As part of the 2018 International Day of the Midwife celebrations, King Edward Memorial Hospital was pleased to celebrate one of their own being announced as ... more