Visiting a child

COVID- 19: Help keep our patients safe

  • In most cases, visitors are restricted to only one parent/carer per patient.
  • No siblings or other children are permitted.
  • If you are over 12 years old, please wear a mask when visiting.

Have you travelled to Victoria or a NSW COVID-19 case location?

  • Please call ahead if your child has an appointment.
  • Unless it is a medical emergency or pre-arranged, you will not be able to enter the hospitals.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Visit our COVID-19 page for more information.

Like to check visiting hours before you come?

Need help with directions or parking?

Here's some information about directions, maps and parking for The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Food and facilities

There is a cafe and cafeteria inside the The Children's Hospital at Westmead open on weekdays. Services and facilities available include an interpreter service, gift shop, pharmacy, home equipment lending service, chaplaincy services, kids entertainment facilities and a hospital school. Public phones are available at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

The Hospital also has a number of water refill stations available, one is located on Level 2, outside Outpatients in the Galleria another is located outside on Level 1, as you exit the Hospital towards the Children’s Garden.

Health education material is available from the Kids Health Bookshop.

Gifts for children

Gifts can be bought from the Volunteer Shop or the Chemist, both conveniently located in the Hospital foyer near the front entrance.

The Volunteers Shop stocks a wide range of special gifts.