Burns

Who we are

The PCH Burns Service is the paediatric component of the Burns Service of Western Australia (external site).  

Conditions we manage

We provide immediate and ongoing care and treatment for all children and adolescents with burn injuries and related scarring in Western Australia.  

Services we provide

Our multidisciplinary team includes highly trained and experienced doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, social workers, dieticians, teachers, pharmacists and other support staff. From your child's initial treatment through to their ongoing rehabilitation, our care and support for inpatients and outpatients includes: 

  • A specialist burns ward at PCH, including advanced infection control facilities and single rooms
  • Burns outpatient clinic
  • Scar management services
  • Telehealth service for acute and ongoing consultations and education in rural and remote areas 
  • Working in partnership with other teams including the Intensive Care Unit, Operating Theatre and Emergency Department.

Referrals

New referrals for all burn patients must be phoned through to the Burns Service on 6456 2222 for advice and follow-up recommendations. An outpatient appointment date and time will be provided for suitable patients. Outpatient appointments are scheduled in advance. 

However, if you have concerns before your appointment, please phone the Burns Service immediately on 6456 2222 (24 hours a day) for advice and go to your nearest hospital. 

 If your child is well and you wish to reschedule a routine appointment for a scar review, please phone the Burns Outpatient Clinic on 6456 2222 Monday to Friday (7am to 3pm). 

Telehealth referrals

Please telephone 6456 0525 or send an email for information about Telehealth referrals, photos, reviews and advice.

Emergencies

If your child requires emergency attention for a burn, please seek immediate medical advice and refer to the Emergency Department page. 

Hours

Inpatients: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Outpatients: Monday to Saturday, 7am to 3pm

Location

Inpatient services: Ward 1B. Best lifts to use: Green

Outpatient and day care services: Clinic J on Level 1 (adjacent to Ward 1B). Best lifts to use: Green

View the PCH map for more information.

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Contact us

Phone: 6456 2222 (PCH Switchboard)