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About The Prince of Wales Hospital & Community Health Services

Facts about The Prince of Wales Hospital

The Hospital has 440 beds, an average occupancy rate (number of beds occupied) of well over 90% and almost 3,000 staff, ensuring that The Prince of Wales Hospital has a relatively small but highly complex caseload. Each year more than 30,000 acute patients are admitted and about 40,000 patients are treated in our Emergency Department. We also attend to around 900,000 non-admitted patient occasions of service each year through our Community Health, outpatients and rural outreach services.


As one of thirteen principal referral hospitals for adults in New South Wales we provide our patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services as well a variety of allied health services.


The Hospital has established the only Phase 1 Research Facility in the Southern Hemisphere and in 1998/99 our researchers received the honour of securing three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research grants.


Committed to equal opportunity in employment, continuing education for staff and patients to the highest level of health, safety and welfare for our employees, patients and visitors.

Visit our careers page to find out how you can join the team at The Prince of Wales Hospital.


If you wish to find out more about the clinical services offered by The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick please contact our Patient Enquiries Department on +61 2 9382 2291.