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The Social Work Department services are available to any child or family who is a patient of The Royal Children's Hospital.
The Department is open 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.
A Social Work service is provided in the Emergency Department to 10 pm each day, including weekends and public holidays.
The Social Work Department aims to be responsive and provide timely service.
Referrals can be made by patients, their families, RCH staff or community based professionals.
Referrals can be made: