Welcome to the RCH

  • Getting to know us

    The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) has been providing outstanding care for Victoria's children and their families for over 140 years.

    Click here to Watch our Video and learn more about The Royal Children's Hospital


    Getting to the RCH

    Public Transport

    To get to the hospital from the city, take tram 59 from Elizabeth Street or tram 55 from William Street. Tram stop 19 (on route 55 and 59) on Flemington Road is outside the main entrance of the hospital. Tram and train tickets can be purchased from the RCH retail pharmacy, located in Main Street.

    Bike parking and facilities 

    The Royal Children's Hospital has a secure bike storage facility with 500 spaces and access to change room facilities. The bike storage facility can be accessed via Flemington Road and is located in the East Building, Lower Ground. All RCH staff can access the bike storage facility using their security ID card.

    Bike storage racks, reserved for visitors to the hospital, are located near the Emergency entrance to the hospital. Bikes should not be chained to seating, railings or other fittings around the hospital grounds.

    Parking - Follow this guide for full details on parking at the RCH

    Your Guide to the RCH

    The online guide full of useful information about The Royal Children's Hospital takes you on a virtual tour around the hospital. Download your copy of the Visitor Map and Directory.

    Your health and wellbeing is important to us

    The health and wellbeing program is designed to build and strengthen the RCH Community.  The program is focused on three key themes, these include;

    • Physical Health and Wellbeing
    • Emotional Health Wellbeing
    • Healthy Lifestyles

    The RCH offer a number of benefits and initiatives to support your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

    Managers are encouraged to:                   

    • Actively support and promote the implementation of health, safety and wellbeing enhancement initiatives.
    • View health, safety and wellbeing as an integral part of daily business activities, and demonstrate this through their planning, communication and work practices.
    • Encourage and support the involvement of their staff in health, safety and wellbeing activities.

    All staff will learn more and be encouraged to participate in the health and wellbeing initiatives at the RCH.

    Like Us On Facebook!

    On July 25th 2013 The Royal Children’s Hospital officially launched its first ever social media page via Facebook. We’ll bring you exclusive insight into Victoria’s most loved children’s hospital, share stories from our wonderful patients and provide expert information on the child health topics that matter to you. “Like” the RCH Facebook page, and stay tuned for more.