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King Edward Memorial Hospital

Statewide Obstetric Support Unit

Esperance Hospital

Esperance Hospital

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Maternity and Neonatal Services
There were 166 deliveries at Esperance Hospital in the 2016/2017 financial year. There has been a gradual decrease in the numbers of births in the last few years.

The unit has 2 labour and birth suites and 4 antenatal and postnatal beds and provides for low and medium risk deliveries. Transfer of all urgent cases is by RFDS because Esperance is nearly 800kms from Perth. There are 5 VMP GP-obstetricians providing obstetric services. There are no specialist medical staff on site.

Regional Director: Ms Geraldine Ennis
The Palms
68 Piccadilly Street
Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Telephone 08 9080 5710
Facsimile 08 9080 5724

Area Director of Nursing: Carol Erlank
Kalgoorlie Hospital
Piccadilly Street
Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Telephone 08 9080 5713

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Phone 08 9071 0888 
Fax 08 9071 0777 
Person in Charge Ms Carla Jones, Director of Nursing 
Location Hicks Street
Esperance WA 6450 
Postal Address PO Box 339
Esperance WA 6450 
Maternity Unit Contact Ms Julia Crispin, Maternity Unit Manager 

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Models of Care

  • Shared Care Antenatal

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Maternity and Neonatal Services

low risk deliveries
immersion in water during the 1st stage of labour
emergency caesarean sections
24 hour per day epidural service
neonatal unit Level 3 (1-2 cots)
ultrasound part time fly in / fly out ultrasound services
portable ultrasound unit recently purchased
fetal fibronectin testing
electronic fetal heart rate monitoring
induction of labour including the use of prostaglandin gel
blood transfusion servicces (limited emergency stock is available)
blood gas analysis (ED has a handheld ISTAT BG machine)
Aboriginal Health Workers
diabetes education
parent education classes
child health nurse
Fetal blook scalp sampling
mental health services
social work services

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